Delhi autorickshaws on strike Tuesday, extra buses to run

Last Updated: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 21:48 hrs

New Delhi: Ahead of a one-day strike Tuesday by autorickshaw and taxi operators to press for a fare hike, a city minister said the Delhi Transport Corporation shall press into service extra buses for inconvenienced commuters.

Transport Minister Ramakant Goswami Monday said the additional buses will be deployed across the city, including from railway stations, interstate bus terminals, airport and hospitals.

The autorickshaw and taxi operators are also opposing the high installation charges for the proposed global positioning system in their vehicles.

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