Mumbai and it’s citizens for the most part have always been known to be helpful. Especially the taxi and auto drivers, surely we have had our share of tough times with some, who are always prompt with their negative response to any some of our desired destination. But the same lot have also saved days for many, after all new people are always coming in the city and they are guided and generally helped by this good fellas.
Now looking at the traffic and road conditions of the city we do spend a lot of our day’s time travelling and rickshaws are the convenient for 80% of the population. Thus, a rickshaw driver from Bandra wants his customers to experience a luxurious auto-rickshaw ride which comes equipped with LCD Television and Wifi!
Consider yourself lucky if you’ve spotted Sandeep Bachhe’s auto rickshaw pulling up on a street in Bandra of Mumbai. Sandeep has been running this auto rickshaw since past 18 years and is 40 years old now. With a family of five including his wife, father and two children, he lives in the Bandra-Khar area. His auto rickshaw is not difficult to spot as its the most unique one which comes fully equipped.
This luxury auto is also known for social work like free rides for the needy and raising donations for Cancer Patients. The rickshaw comes fully equipped with an LCD Television, a payphone, water and tea to keep the riders hydrated during their ride. Going for a long ride? Worry not as it also has magazines and newspapers to keep you occupied and you will not believe this one, it even has a Wifi connection and a first aid box.
Although, Sandeep started this when he found out the death of his mother happened due to Cancer. He has put a donation box where he receives about ₹2 after every ride. Once every month, he gives this donation to the Tata Memorial Hospital and Mount Mary church in Mumbai.
Name: Sandeep Bacche
Where: Bandra-Khar road, Mumbai