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Rapido moves Supreme Court against Bombay High Court order to stay operations in Maha: Report

World NewsIndia NewsRapido moves Supreme Court against Bombay High Court order to stay operations in Maha: Report

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear bike taxi and auto aggregator Rapido’s plea on January 23, challenging the Bombay High Court’s order directing it to cease operations in Maharashtra with immediate effect. was given because he does not have a license to drive a bike taxi or a rickshaw. Services

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud agreed to list the matter for Monday when it was mentioned before it.

Senior advocate Mukal Rohatgi mentioned the matter for urgent hearing and said that the company has thousands of employees.

Also read: Rapido has stopped its bike taxi services in Maha from today.

The Bombay High Court had last week directed Rupan Transportation Services Pvt Ltd, which runs bike-taxi aggregator Rapido, to cease operations immediately as the startup is yet to obtain an operating license from the Maharashtra government. have not got. Accordingly, bike taxi aggregator Rapido had to stop all its services by January 20.

The High Court reprimanded a Pune-based bike taxi aggregator for operating without obtaining a license from the Maharashtra government and directed it to suspend services immediately.

Also read: Rapido’s bike taxi service hits a roadblock in Pune.

Rupan Transportation moved the High Court against a communication issued to it on December 29, 2022 by the Maharashtra government denying it a bike taxi aggregator license.

The reason given by the government was that there was no state policy on licensing of bike taxis and no fare policy.

The state government has informed the high court that a committee has been set up to formulate guidelines for bike taxis in the state.

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