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'What ban?' Uber, Ola bike riders clueless about Delhi govt order

Bike taxi services available as usual a day after transport department's clampdown

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Thirumoy Banerjee New Delhi
A day after the Transport Department of Delhi asked app-based mobility players such as Uber, Ola, and Rapido to stop their bike taxi services, two-wheeler rides were available on all three apps as usual, with drivers clueless about the order.

“What ban? Is it only for bikes, or are cabs banned, too?” asked 26-year-old Rahul Kumar during a trip from Sarita Vihar to ITO on Tuesday afternoon. When told about the Delhi government’s directive, and the fine if caught, he was shocked.

“Rs 5,000! That’s my savings in two weeks. Do they want us to be jobless?” said Kumar, a

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First Published: Feb 21 2023 | 6:35 PM IST

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