Indian rickshaw driver claims to offer most hi-tech services with free internet, TV and newspapers in the cab

Published: March 5, 2014
Chennai

Indian auto driver claims to offer most hi-tech tuk-tuk service. Facebook photo

VANCOUVER DESI

An Indian rickshaw driver has spent most of his savings to pimp his ride.

And while it may not be up to MTV standards, his hi-tech tuk-tuk is likely the most advanced in the country.

According to British tabloid The Daily Mail, G Annadurai of Chennai has decked out his rickshaw with many of the amenities one would expect in a Western cab – or even an airplane. He’s got magazines, a mobile phone charger, wi-fi, a TV and tablet available to his passengers.

And while it took the 28-year-old years to save up for the items, he does it because he believes in putting his customers first, reported The Daily Mail.

“Customer satisfaction is the most important thing in my work. Customer is God. I try to keep my rickshaw well decked up,” he said.

According to a report from NDTV, Annadurai continues to spend a third of his less than $500 income to keep his cab updated.

He even offers his services for free to teachers and hospital patients and ends up spending the remainder of his earnings on educating kids in Chennai.

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,





Featured

Wrestling-Gold-Vinesh

India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and Vinesh won gold, Canadian Korey Jarvis defeated Rajeev Tomar who won silver IANS Glasgow – Sushil Kumar led the charge…
Continue Reading »

Vij's restaurant Vancouver

Vij’s, two other Vancouver restaurants make ‘Top 10 eateries’ in Canada list

VANCOUVER DESI Canada loves Vikram Vij’s food – so much so that it’s listed in the fifth spot among the country’s top 10 eateries, according to…
Continue Reading »

United States-NRI

Indian retirement community finds a blend of East and West at niche developments for seniors in the U.S. (w/gallery)

MIKE SCHNEIDER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAVARES, Fla. — When Arun and Usha Pancholi were deciding where to spend their retirement years, they wanted a place…
Continue Reading »

LOCAL NEWS

Vij's restaurant Vancouver

Vij’s, two other Vancouver restaurants make ‘Top 10 eateries’ in Canada list

VANCOUVER DESI Canada loves Vikram Vij’s food – so much so that it’s listed in the fifth spot among the country’s top 10 eateries, according to…
Continue Reading »

asdlkfjdal

‘I don’t get turned down by girls:’ Calgary man jailed after stalking university classmate

DARYL SLADE CALGARY HERALD A man who became infatuated with a woman in his university class last year then repeatedly stalked her has been jailed….
Continue Reading »

File photo: A Sierra Leone kabaddi player (R) is tackled by his British opponent during the 4th World Cup Kabaddi Punjab 2013 tournament at a stadium in Chohla Sahib (Tarn Taran), about 55 kms from Amritsar on December 2, 2013. NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images

India’s Pro Kabaddi League signs Canadian TV deal

PATRICK JOHNSTON VANCOUVER DESI Canada’s largest South Asian broadcaster, Asian Television Network (ATN), has signed on with India’s Pro-Kabaddi League. The eight-team league launched on…
Continue Reading »

Don't Miss...

india flag2

Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
Continue Reading »

INDIA_RAPE_PROTEST_217126232

Angry villagers mob alleged suspects after another girl found hanging from tree in India

KOUSHIK DUTTA HINDUSTAN TIMES A 7-year-old girl was found raped, murdered and hanging from a tree in West Bengal on Thursday, resurfacing horrific memories from…
Continue Reading »

525020624_213567324

Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
Continue Reading »

An Indian private tutor was caught on CCTV camera brutally beating a child. YouTube screenshot

Private tutor who mercilessly beat child finally arrested in Kolkata

IANS Kolkata  – Private tutor Pooja Singh, who was caught on video brutally thrashing a three-and-a-half-year-old child in Kolkata, was finally arrested Friday, police said….
Continue Reading »

child abuse

Indian kidnappers agree to handover boy to parents on condition of swapping him for his sister

CEN AGENCY In a bizarre demand, parents of an Indian boy who has been kidnapped, were told that they could have youngster back if they…
Continue Reading »


Bollywood Latest

Mahesh Bhatt

Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt fasts during Ramadan as a tribute to his mother

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Mumbai – Mahesh Bhatt observes fasts during Ramadan as a tribute to his late mother and says on Eid he looks…
Continue Reading »

Bollywood Bigg Boss

Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help “100 genuine patients” suffering from heart condition…
Continue Reading »

Kareena Kapoor Khan

Kareena Kapoor: “Bajrangi Baijaan” has nothing to do with my personal life

IANS Mumbai – Kareena Kapoor and Salman Khan’s next “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” is about a Brahmin girl and Muslim boy, but the former says that it…
Continue Reading »