Cab, Auto Drivers Hold Protest Against Surging CNG Prices

Leaving every day commuters at the receiving end, a section of auto drivers in Delhi has called for strike on Friday, against the increased prices of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) at Jantar Mantar on Friday.

An association of auto, cab and taxi drivers will be holding a protest against regularly increasing fuel prices and demanded increased meter rates.
“Work is affected as the price of CNG is rising every day. Old meter rates are still being followed,” said a driver.

“We are facing issues due to inflation. If we ask for Rs 10-20 more from passengers, they get off the auto and walk away,” auto driver Vijay Kumar told ANI.

“The price of CNG rises every day. Where will the poor go? Govt will take note only when all drivers will take to the streets,” he said.

Prem Das, another auto driver claimed that many of them drive rented rickshaws.

“After buying CNG and paying the owner, nothing remains with us. What will we even earn and what will be left for us?”, he said.

The auto, cab and taxi drivers have called for this protest ahead of the regular increase in fuel prices.

With the last hike of Rs 2.5 per kilogram on Thursday, the CNG in the national capital costs Rs 69.11 per Kg.

As of now, Petrol in Delhi costs Rs 105.41 per litre, whereas, in Mumbai, it costs 120.51 per litre. (ANI)

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By agreeing you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.

Privacy Settings saved!
Privacy Settings

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Control your personal Cookie Services here.

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies basic services cannot be provided.

Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.

Used on sites built with Wordpress. Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled
  • wordpress_test_cookie

In order to use this website we use the following technically required cookies
  • wordpress_test_cookie
  • wordpress_logged_in_
  • wordpress_sec

Decline all Services
Accept all Services
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x