Ola and Uber drivers likely to remain off roads on Monday

Ola and Uber drivers to carry out a huge march on Monday from Bharat Mata to Vidhan Bhavan

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On Sunday morning, around 70 per cent of Ola and Uber cabs remained off roads and cabs plying are available for surge price as high as two times the normal fares.

Union leader Govind Mohite said that majority of driver partner have gone offline at their own will. He added that on Monday the union will be carrying out a huge march on the first day of state legislative session from Bharat Mata to Vidhan Bhavan and will submit their memorandum to the state government.

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Meanwhile, Maharashtra Rajya Rashtriya Kamgar Sangh leader Sachin Ahir said that as the aggregator firms did not approach him for talks, the deadlock will continue. 

This will be the second time when Ola and Uber drivers and owners will go off roads on Monday. Previous to this, the drivers were off roads from October 22 to November 2 and the strike was called off when the state transport minister Diwakar Raote intervened.

Ahir added that Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis should intervene and hear out drivers’ grievances. 

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