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Bengaluru hikes auto fares from today

Bengaluru hikes auto fares from today

Bengaluru residents will have to shell out more for auto rickshaw rides from today, December 1. The Karnataka government had announced to hike fares following demands by drivers as well as unions.

As per the revised fares, the fares for two kilometres will be 30 and every consecutive kilometre will cost an additional 15. Previously, this rate was used by 25 for the first 1.8 km and 13 for every additional kilometre.

Besides, waiting time will be free for the first five minutes and 5 will be chargeable for every 15 minutes after that. The additional charge of half of the fare on the metre on top of the actual fare can be charged between 10 pm and 5 am.

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