๐Ÿ›บ Aggregator autos to be impounded

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Transport minister B Sriramulu has directed officials to seize autorickshaws of app-based aggregators on Saturday.

Story so far: After deeming three-wheelers issued by ride-hailing companies Uber, Ola and Rapido โ€˜illegalโ€™, the state government has released notices asking the companies to stop auto services and submit a report within three days. The transport minister has now called for seizing aggregator autos.

  • The companies have been given time till Tuesday to respond to the notices after which action will be taken against them.
  • Currently, a case filed by the aggregators is still pending in the high court.

Minimum fare: The minimum fare for an autorickshaw is โ‚น30 for the first 1.9 km. However, the aggregator autos were charging as much as โ‚น100 which breached the upper limit. Following this, the transport department deemed aggregator autos โ€˜illegal.โ€™

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