Ola and Uber drivers in city on strike, demand better pay


If you are one of those who is used to commuting in city's private cabs, then this is not a good news for you.

Nation's preferred cab services Ola and Uber have called out a flash strike in the city from Midnight, leaving commuters with stress. The drivers’ union of these cab companies have taken this call with respect to their demands for a better, eventually leading to a shortage of cabs on the roads.

As quoted in Times of India, Yakub Mehta of Action Committee of Maharashtra, said, "We expect most drivers to go offline from midnight and this may lead to an acute shortage of Ola and Uber cabs on Tuesday." 

No further statement has been received from the officials, about the same and a surge price has affected the commuters. Last week, the drivers had also held a silent protest outside the Uber and Ola offices in Kurla and Andheri (E) respectively. The cab companies run about approximately 45,000 cabs in the Mumbai region.

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