Hyderabad: The Telangana Auto Drivers Joint Action Committee has decided to postpone its proposed indefinite ‘Auto Bandh’ from June 4 night for the time-being following fast political developments and a possible political crises in the State over the separate Telangana issue.
The TAD JAC convener, Mr Mohammad Amanullah Khan, Mr J. Ravinder, Mr M.A. Saleem and Mohammed Dastagir, in a joint statement, have stated that it was felt that auto strike at this juncture of political uncertainty would not be effective and it may not bring the desired results. He stated that in fact, all the auto drivers in the twin cities are unanimous that the existing auto fares —-Rs 14 minimum and Rs 8 per additional kilometer should be increased to Rs 20 minimum and Rs 10 per kilometer immediately. He stated that the proposed strike would be total and successful undoubtedly. However, they have taken the decision to postpone the indefinite auto bandh from today midnight in the best interests of the auto drivers in twin cities.