Delhi-NCR’s numerous Ola and Uber car drivers went on a strike on the 22nd of March prompting longer hanging tight for time and overcharge in costs. In the interim, a passenger, who confronted trouble because of the Ola and Uber driver’s strike, uncovered her difficulty and stated that “I was attempting to book a taxi from my office building when I understood that the application was not showing any Ola or Uber taxis close to me. I was astonished to see this, as it was the 1st occasion when that both cabs were inaccessible”.
“After a stand-by of more than twenty mins, one of the cabs obtained my ride however the passage significantly increased meanwhile. On an ordinary day I pay about 170 rupees for my journey, yet today it was showing around 450 rupees”.
She also stated that subsequent to booking the taxi at a more exorbitant cost, the waiting time was fourteen mins. At the point when I asked the driver what was the plan behind the present strike, the Uber driver stated that the cab drivers are requesting to increase the costs”.
One driver stated that “We are given six or seven rupees for each km which is even not exactly what the auto drivers are getting. We are doing this strike with the goal that the organization gives an ascent in the base cost and we will continue to strike until the cost is increasing regardless of whether it requires 1 or 2 weeks we will proceed with our strike against the company.”
The drivers’ strike has made the trouble to the peoples who take Uber or Ola taxi to the workplace and different places on a consistent schedule. The protest has left numerous workers frightened and some stressed peoples even took to Twitter to vent out their hardships because of the considerable delay to book Ola or Uber taxis and afterward cancellations by the Ola or Uber taxi drivers. Numerous passengers in Mumbai have additionally detailed confronting Ola or Uber taxi cancellation and cost hike during the day.