The on going strike of autos since Friday night is still going on and the Monday evening meeting between the DC and the Auto association yielded no result. Now the Auto association has planned to meet the CM who is on a visit to the city for his party’s function.
Auto drivers have been on strike stopping the autos since Friday, demanding the hike in fares and condemning the police harassment. Commissioner of Police S Ravi said as per the demand of auto drivers, maxi cabs have been banned from entering city. Administration is ready to revise fares after consulting road transport department. But, before that administration is expecting mandatory installation of meters from auto drivers which is not even 10% in city.
N Jayram, DC said he hasnt received any complaints from citizens that it is causing them hardships as the autos are on strike.
More city buses have been deployed in the city by NWKRTC.