Telangana state is already crippled by strike of rtc unions, to make things even worse for commuters, the cabs will be off the roads owing to indefinite strike called by them from 19th October.
Telangana Taxi drivers JAC (Joint action committee) have called for indefinite strike from 19th of October. ola and uber will also join them in the strike, JAC has demanded to revise the fares to 22 rs per kilometre, they have also demanded pay security from ride sharing companies for every cab driver. GO no’s 60 and 66 should be implemented as per their demands.
Almost 50,000 cabs are supposed to join strike starting today, the cab drivers want customer KYC to be done in order to tackle the violent behaviour of few miscreant customers, government should constitute a Taxi Drivers welfare board for well being of the cab drivers.
After the strike announcement by cabs things are going to affect more seriously to the commuters who mainly rely on public transportation. The authorities have recently instructed the common public to use private transportation. The agony of common commuters is not going to subside soon in Telangana.