Bengaluru: Over 1,000 drivers protest against Ola Cabs
Bengaluru, Jan 8: Around 1,000 Ola cab drivers staged a protest on Thursday, Jan 7, to raise their voice against the company over non-payment of incentives and money deducted for clearance of car loans not reaching the banks on time.
After recent deduction for car loan clearance not reaching the banks, non payment of incentives and lastly outrage of Ola app.
An Ola official told, "We are open to discussion for all problems raised by the Ola drivers and following that we will open all negotiation windows for them."
The drivers have alleged that the company hasn't paid the car loan, which is deducted every month from their salary. The lender bank has reportedly threatened the drivers that it will seize their vehicles if they don't pay their loans.
Vinod, Ola driver who joined this company seven months back, said, "As company insists us several times to buy the vehicles through them for it also deals with automobile manufacturers and help us get cheap loans."
"Ola deducts Rs 800 daily for 20 days a month from my account to pay all debts, but I got a call from the bank that if I don't pay the loan of 60,000 they will take back the vehicles.
They also demanded a sum of Rs 15,000 to re-install the Ola app, as they have already shut down our existing apps.