GoaMiles, a new state-backed cab aggregator service in tourists’ hub has the taxi drivers on strike for 10 days

The tourism and travel industry in Goa have criticised taxi drivers in the state, who have been on strike for more than 10 days, demanding scrapping of an online app-based cab aggregator service.

“It is an unreasonable demand. The state government has to remain firm,” Nilesh Shah, President of the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa, told reporters on Saturday, even as the state administration denied striking taxi operators the permission to gather at the city square for their daily protest.

“The state transport system has to be reasonable, transparent and on-time. Their demand to scrap the app-based taxi service is unfair at a time when the world is moving the digital way,” he said.


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