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Notices 29 Nov 2022 | 7:59 am

Auto union blocks roads, stages protest against illegal bike taxis in Pune

As many as 3,000 auto drivers gathered in front of Pune Regional Transport Office (RTO) to protest against alleged illegal bike taxis.

  • More than 3,000 auto drivers gathered in front of Pune RTO to protest against alleged illegal bike taxis
  • The protest also took a violent turn as the protestors damaged auto-rickshaws providing rides in the city
  • More than 16 unions took to the streets and called off auto services to mark the protest

By Pankaj P. Khelkar: The busiest road in Pune came to a standstill throughout the day on Monday as protesting auto rickshaw wallas blocked the road with their autos. As many as 3,000 auto drivers gathered in front of Pune Regional Transport Office (RTO) to protest against alleged illegal bike taxis.

The road was blocked from Saurabh Hall to COEP college crossing.

News source: India Today

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