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Auto and taxi unions in Delhi observe the Bandh today

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New Delhi : Auto and taxi unions in Delhi calls a Nation-wide transport strike on Thursday, April 30. Buses, autos, taxis will not be available anywhere. So if you are planning to travel via public transport in Delhi today then you are advised to make a plan B as all bus, taxi, auto unions across the country confirmed that they will observe the bandh protesting against Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014.

While it will be a 24-hour bandh in New Delhi and in other metro cities, auto unions in Bengaluru informed that they will observe the bandh from 6 am to 6 pm. Office goers, school children and other commuters, who depend on public transport, will face a major problem on Thursday.

Taxi and auto unions have announced one-day strike in protest against the 'Road Transport and Safety Bill-2014'. Both auto and black and yellow taxies will be off the road.

Delhi Autorickshaw Sangh and Delhi Pradesh Taxi Union, which are a part of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, said that they are against the bill. A number of bus unions, including a section of DTC employees, are also extending their support to the strike.

"In the bill, hefty fines have been proposed for minor traffic violation. Even for jumping a red light, hefty fines would be imposed on motorists which is not fair," Rajender Soni, general secretary of both the unions, said.

Soni also said that association will demand the state government to pay Rs 2,700 annual charge for GPS in vehicles. Transporters claim that they will not operate at airport and railway stations which may cause commuting problems to thousands of passengers.

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