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Delhi: Auto, taxi unions go on strike to demand CNG subsidy, fare hike

Published on Apr 18, 2022 11:55 AM IST
  • Delhi Auto Rickshaw Sangh General Secretary Rajendra Soni said they will also hold a protest outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence in Civil Lines later in the day to press their demands.
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Several auto-rickshaw and taxi unions in Delhi decided to go on a two-day strike starting from Monday, demanding a CNG subsidy and a fare revision in the wake of rising fuel prices.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 18, 2022 11:55 AM IST

Several auto-rickshaw and taxi unions in Delhi decided to go on a two-day strike starting from Monday, demanding a CNG subsidy and a fare revision in the wake of rising fuel prices.(PTI)

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Commuters in the national capital faced difficulties in getting cabs and autos on Monday morning. Ola and Uber cars were available but with inflated fares.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 18, 2022 11:55 AM IST

Commuters in the national capital faced difficulties in getting cabs and autos on Monday morning. Ola and Uber cars were available but with inflated fares.(PTI)

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Auto and cab drivers’ unions have been demanding a hike in fares and slashing of CNG prices to offset the impact of rising fuel prices.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 18, 2022 11:55 AM IST

Auto and cab drivers’ unions have been demanding a hike in fares and slashing of CNG prices to offset the impact of rising fuel prices.(PTI)

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They refused to call their strike off despite an announcement by the Delhi government to form a committee to consider a fare revision in a time-bound manner.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 18, 2022 11:55 AM IST

They refused to call their strike off despite an announcement by the Delhi government to form a committee to consider a fare revision in a time-bound manner.(PTI)

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"Our strike has started and it will continue throughout the day. CNG has become costlier and we cannot keep running our business on losses. We should either be provided a subsidy of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>35 per kg on CNG or fares should be hiked," Delhi Auto Rickshaw Sangh General Secretary Rajendra Soni told PTI.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 18, 2022 11:55 AM IST

"Our strike has started and it will continue throughout the day. CNG has become costlier and we cannot keep running our business on losses. We should either be provided a subsidy of 35 per kg on CNG or fares should be hiked," Delhi Auto Rickshaw Sangh General Secretary Rajendra Soni told PTI.(PTI)

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The Sarvodaya Driver Association Delhi, which has members who drive for cab aggregators, said it will be an "indefinite" strike.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 18, 2022 11:55 AM IST

The Sarvodaya Driver Association Delhi, which has members who drive for cab aggregators, said it will be an "indefinite" strike.(PTI)

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