A section of drivers for Ola and Uber are on protest again on Tuesday in the Delhi NCR region. The Sarvodaya Driver Association of Delhi and the Rajdhani Tourist Drivers Union claimed that more than 1 lakh drivers would strike protesting for a single day against the low earnings because of the companies policies, as indicated by this Economic Times report. The unions demanded that fares be increased from existing Rs 6 per km to around Rs 20 per km and the abolition of the 25% commission charged by the companies, the Press Trust of India reported. Note that Sarvodaya Driver Association of Delhi and Rajdhani Tourist Drivers Union led a 14-day protest back in February which hampered its operations. At the time, it was reported that the union blocked drivers who had not joined the protests. Uber had alleged that union members and striking members removed mobile phones which were given to drivers and were forcibly evicting drivers on active duty. However, the Delhi High Court has now issued a perpetual injunction restraining the unions from preventing Uber driver partners from going about their work. Uber's full statement: The Honourable Delhi High Court has issued a perpetual injunction restraining unions, their leaders, members and their followers from preventing Uber driver partners from going about their work. We welcome the court's order and hope that it will enable drivers to stay behind the wheel, without fear or harassment henceforth. We are hopeful that the order will be effectively enforced and that action…
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