Ola and Uber Drivers strike: Drivers Complaints Of Surge Fares As Protest Begins: The transport wing of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena actually called for a strike when the all drivers and their group goes for the strike which is for the cab aggregators Uber and Ola begin from the last Sunday midnight in Mumbai. Uber already make sure of this that the drivers will be going for the strike, but today they are not worth to cover their costs and lose anyhow.
All the drivers have invested Rs 5-7 lakh and they think and expect to make Rs 1.5 lakh a month. But drivers are now unable to make even half of this income as there is some mismanagement persists by the various companies,” Sanjay Naik of Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena told.
In Mumbai by you, there are over 45,000 which includes, cabs excluding a slouch and slump in the business has witnessed a drop of about 20 percent in their numbers.
The cab-hailing companies are now having something so far stayed away from intrusive and interfering in this matter.
The State Police has issued notices and applies the same to the leaders of the union under the section of 149 of CrPC which is relating to the law assembly in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Some Drivers in other cities, which includes, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune among others and they also take part in this strike.
Here’s all you need to know about the strike:
— The strike will be imprecise one. The organizers stated that the cabs can be going on the roads till their demands will be met. But these strikes previous have fizzled outpost drivers kept losing their daily business and income.
— Support for an expensive auto ride if public transport will not have any other option for you. Auto-rickshaw drivers, in some of the metro towns, like Delhi and Bengaluru, have been regarded as the being charge double or even triple the rates which areas the app-based taxi drivers declare strikes.
— Organisers stated about the drivers had been hoping to make Rs 1.5 lakh a month but have not been able to recover even half ratio of the income, “Ola and Uber had given big assurances to the drivers, but today they are unable to cover their costs. They have invested Rs 5-7 lakh and were expecting to make Rs 1.5 lakh a month. But drivers are unable to make even half of this because of the mismanagement by these companies,” Sanjay Naik of Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena said to the PTI.
— Naik in additional alleged that these taxi-hailing companies were giving first priority to company-owned cars somewhat than driver-owned vehicles, turn to be the reason of a drooping in their business.
— Media reports quoted Naik said about the news, that if any Ola or Uber driver is found violating the strike, “we will request him with folded hands… If he does not listen, we will handle it MNS-style”.
— Now look forward to trouble, Mumbai Police have also issued notices to leaders of the Union under Section 149 of CrPC which is connected to the against the law assembly. “Notices of section 149 of CrPC have been issued to Sanjay Naik, president, Arif Shaikh and Nitin Nandgaokar of the Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena as preventive action. If they violate any orders, they are liable to be prosecuted,” told Pandit Thorat, senior inspector of the Andheri police station.
— The cab-hailing companies as of now staying away from interfering in this matter. “We have been informed by the Mumbai Police that they have proactively taken all the necessary steps to ensure the safety of commuters during the cab rides in the city,” an Ola spokesperson told.