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24 Oct 2018 | 12:30 PM UTC

India: Ride-share app strike launched in Mumbai and New Delhi October 22

India News Alert

Ride-sharing app drivers on strike in Mumbai and New Delhi since October 22; avoid any associated gatherings

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/24/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/31/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Calcutta). COUNTRY/REGION New Delhi, Mumbai

Event

Drivers of two ride-sharing apps launched an indefinite strike on Monday, October 22, in Mumbai and New Delhi, which continues as of October 24. Local reports indicate a surge in the price of taxi fares as well as several altercations between taxi drivers and app-based drivers.

Striking drivers are demanding increased incomes and safety measures.

Advice

Individuals in Mumbai and New Delhi should avoid any associated gatherings as a precaution and plan alternate means of transportation until the strike ends.

 

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