'My life is spent in this car': Uber drives its Indian workers to despair | Amrit Dhillon

'My life is spent in this car': Uber drives its Indian workers to despair | Amrit Dhillon

After promises of high earnings, fare cuts and increased commission have left drivers with car loans they can’t pay off

Moham Kumar wolfs down a few spoonfuls of spiced black chickpeas for lunch between passengers.

It is 3pm. Kumar has been on the roads of the Indian capital since 9am without a break. He will continue driving until 9pm or 10pm. This is his routine, seven days a week. “When I get home my daughter is asleep. My life is spent in this car,” he says.

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