Auto Unions Warn of Strike over Fare Row

Published: 24th December 2015 05:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th December 2015 05:21 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI:  With ongoing litigation in the Madras High Court over revision of auto fares, trade unions have threatened to go on a state-wide strike if the Government reduces the auto fares.

According to AITUC Auto Workers’ Federation general secretary J Seshasayanam, a decision to this effect was taken after consulting different trade unions on Wednesday.   “I had consulted 18 auto rickshaw trade unions, who have extended their support for a strike, if auto fares are reduced. It is unfair to bring down the fares as the move would affect drivers,” he said.

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