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Transport Strike In Delhi-NCR Today, Commuters Hit

Commuters faced difficulties in reaching their destinations on Thursday as several private buses, taxis and autorickshaws remained off the roads to protest against steep hike in traffic fines. Many schools and colleges in Delhi remained closed.

September 19, 2019

Passengers wait for a taxi with their luggage outside Delhi Airport during transport strike, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Arun Sharma

Cabs parked outside New Delhi Railway Station as most of the taxies and auto-rickshaws were off the roads due to transport strike, in New Delhi.

Photo by Usha Ramesh

Commuters waiting for buses at a bus stand in R K Puram as United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) is protesting against the hefty penalties for road traffic violations under the recently amended Motor Vehicles Act, in New Delhi.

Photo by Suraj Wadhwa

Train passengers face difficulties outside New Delhi Railway Station as most of the taxies and auto-rickshaws were off the roads due to transport strike, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

A man walks in front of auto-rickshaws seen parked along a road, during transport strike in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

Passengers wait for transportation during a public transport strike in New Delhi.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

A rickshaw puller pedals past rows of auto-rickshaws and taxis parked during a public transport strike in New Delhi. Commuters in the capital are facing problems as a large section of the public transport, including private buses, auto-rickshaws and a section of app-based cabs remained off the roads in protest against a sharp increase in traffic fines imposed by the government under a new law.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

Commuters waiting for buses at a bus stand in R K Puram as United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) is protesting against the hefty penalties for road traffic violations under the recently amended Motor Vehicles Act, in New Delhi.

Photo by Suraj Wadhwa

A driver sleeps in his autorickshaw outside New Delhi Railway Station as most of the taxies and auto-rickshaws were off the roads due to transport strike, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

A taxi driver sleeps in his vehicle during a public transport strike in New Delhi.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

The fear of heavy fines under the amended MV Act has made even motorised cycle rickshaw carrier riders opt for helmets in NCR -- something none of them did earlier.

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Commuters waiting for buses at a bus stand in R K Puram as most of the taxies and auto-rickshaws were off the roads due to transport strike, in New Delhi.

Photo by Suraj Wadhwa

Passengers wait for a taxi with their luggage outside Delhi Airport during transport strike, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Arun Sharma

Passengers cross a road with their luggage, outside Delhi Airport during transport strike, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Arun Sharma

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