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Cab, Auto strike today: Journey in Delhi will be tough! Auto and taxi drivers strike from today, this is the demand

Various organizations of auto, taxi and minibus drivers in Delhi announced to go on strike today i.e. on Monday against the rising prices of fuel ie petrol-diesel and CNG.

Auto/Cab Strike in Delhi Today: In Delhi today, those traveling by auto, taxi may have to face difficulties. Various organizations of auto, taxi and minibus drivers in Delhi announced to go on strike today i.e. on Monday against the rising prices of fuel ie petrol-diesel and CNG. Different unions are demanding hike in fare rates and reduction in CNG prices. They say that till the Delhi government does not solve their problems, the strike will continue. At the same time, the Delhi government has announced to form a committee for its solution.

indefinite strike

Kamaljit Gill, president of Sarvodaya Driver Association Delhi, says that neither the fuel prices were reduced nor we were helped by revising the fares. Due to no action being taken by the government, we have decided to go on an indefinite strike from Monday.

Subsidy on CNG prices

Delhi Auto Rickshaw Association general secretary Rajendra Soni said the “unprecedented” hike in CNG rates has added to the woes of auto and cab drivers. We know that the Delhi government is making some committees, but we need to solve our problems. We are demanding that the government (Centre and Delhi) should provide subsidy of Rs 35 per kg on the prices of CNG.

The Delhi Auto and Taxi Association, a unit of the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, has announced a strike in Delhi on April 18 and 19. Hundreds of auto, taxi and cab drivers recently protested at the Delhi Secretariat demanding subsidy on CNG prices. Rajendra Soni says that we cannot run our autos and cabs running in loss every day.

RTV buses also closed

The city has over 90,000 autos and over 80,000 registered taxis complementing the public transport system. Shyamlal Gola, general secretary of STA Operators Ekta Manch, said that RTV buses numbering around 10,000 will also remain closed in support of the demands for revision of fares and reduction in CNG prices. Feeder buses play a vital role in last mile connectivity running from metro stations to the interior areas of the city.

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