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Auto drivers strike on Thursday for mandatory installation of Digital meters

Auto rickshaw drivers went on strike on Thursday to show their displeasure against mandatory installation of electronic digital meters in new auto rickshaws from 1st March 2012 and installation of meters in all Auto rickshaw from 1st July 2012.


Auto rickshaw drivers went on strike on Thursday to show their displeasure against mandatory installation of electronic digital meters in new auto rickshaws from 1st March 2012 and installation of meters in all Auto rickshaw from 1st July 2012.

School going children traveling by auto were worst effected. Those commuting by auto daily found it difficult to carry their normal day to day work. Railway passengers at Nagpur Railway station found it difficult to reach home and had to call friends to reach their destination or pay exorbitant prices to auto rickshaw drivers who had not participated in the strike.

According to auto rickshaw union the installation of meters will cause an extra burden of Rs 10,000 which is too high for auto drivers.

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