The Swiggy delivery partners held a protest at GMDC Ground in Ahmedabad, seeking an end to what they described as their exploitation. The protesters said they had gathered from different parts of the state.
The Swiggy Riders
Association demands to standardise the rate card in Gujarat, which is currently made based on the demand in each region. they want it to be the same everywhere, regardless of the place. Another demand is that Swiggy have to either stop the slot system or keep it open the entire day.
The protesters have also asked for fair compensation for cancelled orders. The delivery partners said riders have to pay from their pockets if an order is cancelled midway. They also seek extra compensation for going to a different location than the one mentioned on the application, and insurance for everyone among other demands.