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Old 21st July 2008, 16:47   #1
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I just received a email about the Cab drivers strike who cater to the IT/BPO sector.
Guess the roads will be free of these maniacs behind the wheels for sometime.cheers:
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Yippieee....

Now the icing on the cake would be an Auto strike.

Waiting for such a day to come.
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Great news! When does the strike begin?

Hope Auto guys join them too!
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and the trucker's too :-)
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Yippieee....

Now the icing on the cake would be an Auto strike.

Waiting for such a day to come.
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and the trucker's too :-)
And the public/private buses too.

I'd walk to office
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Guys are'nt we asking for a bit more.

BTW this is going to cause a lot of people a gruelling inconvenience.

Anyways you cant be dreaming always
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From what I heard, the strike has already started and its an indefinite strike.
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Why are they on strike?
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Company buses are delayed or slowed down. Thats what I heard just now. Appears that ORR SRR ring road is jammed. Will keep you posted
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Company buses are delayed or slowed down. Thats what I heard just now. Appears that ORR SRR ring road is jammed. Will keep you posted

Guru,

I take the ring road via hebbal to home everyday, pls update soon
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hee hee makes me feel good i decided to work from home today
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Why is the road jammed if there are less number of cabbies?

Anyway, I have a feeling that my car might suddenly discover that it has 4th and 5th gears too...
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Guru,

I take the ring road via hebbal to home everyday, pls update soon
Last update i had was at about 4:00pm and the Nagavara Junction and Hennur Junction were apparently normal. No traffic block or slowdown.
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The strike looks to be officially on since mid-night. The mails from admin departments have started, saying that there is a strike and transportation is affected.

Strike is supposed to be by the drivers union.
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No idea of why is the strike. But it is called up by
'Unregistered drivers union'. Probably to get them 'registered'/'licensed to kill' ;-).

Ah!. I shall take my car into city tomorrow then...
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