Auto rickshaw drivers/owners who had halted their services from Friday demanding immediate revision of minimum fares to 25 on par with Bengaluru and thereafter 15 per kilometer today withdrew their strike after an assurance from of a fare hike later.
Respect the laws and rules first and do not misguide innocent auto drivers/owners, this was said by DC Jayram on Monday and today afternoon after a meeting with other auto drivers/owners they decided to withdraw the strike.
The current fares continue to prevail.
Minimum fare Rs.20 for 2 kms and thereafter Rs.10 per km
Maximum 50 kg baggage allowed
Not more than 3 passengers allowed
Waiting charges: First 5 mins free Later Rs.2.50 every 15 mins
Luggage is free upto 20 kgs after that Rs. 2 per 20 kg