Thousands of auto and taxi drivers, who went on an indefinite strike against the cab-services in the National Capital on Tuesday, ended their strike on Wednesday evening.
Earlier today, the auto and taxi cab drivers also lodged a protest outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence.
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Delhi’s auto and taxi unions on Tuesday went on an indefinite strike against app-based taxi services alleging that their operation is illegal. The protestors also alleged that on one hand, the AAP government had not issued 10,000 new permits of autos as it had promised earlier.
“On one hand, government talks about strengthening public transport, but on the other hand it has not issued 10,000 new permits of autos so far. Besides, we have also been demanding to stop app-based taxis as their operation is illegal. They are snatching our livelihood,” general secretary of ‘Delhi Autorickshaw Sangh’ and ‘Delhi Pradesh Taxi Unions, Rajendra Soni had said.