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Mumbai: Taxi and auto union calls off strike

Updated on: 14 September,2022 03:37 PM IST  |  Mumbai
Asif Rizvi | asif.ali@mid-day.com

Around 48,000 taxi drivers and about two lakh autorickshaw drivers in Mumbai had decided to go on a strike from tomorrow, September 15, seeking a hike in fares, the auto and taxi drivers’ union had said.

Mumbai: Taxi and auto union calls off strike

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In a recent development, the strike of autos and taxis in Mumbai have called off the strike following a meeting with the state industries minister, Uday Samant. Confirming the development, A L Quadros, general secretary of Mumbai Taximen’s Union, told mid-day.com, "We have called off the strike for now." 


Around 48,000 taxi drivers and about two lakh autorickshaw drivers in Mumbai had decided to go on a strike from tomorrow, September 15, seeking a hike in fares, the auto and taxi drivers’ union had said.



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Quadros added, "A meeting with the state industries minister, Uday Samant was held at the Mantralaya on Tuesday and we have been told that a decision on our demands would be taken in the next 10 days. Since the consideration of our demands is being made we have decided not to go on a strike." 

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