Nationwide truckers strike begins tomorrow
Millions of truckers from across the country are set to go on an indefinite strike from tomorrow, demanding a slew of actions from government, including lowering diesel prices and toll fees, a union leader said today.
Unionised truckers claim over 9.3 million members and the strike was announced on May 17.
Government is engaged in last ditch efforts to persuade truckers in the highly road transport concentrated economy not to go ahead with their call, officials said.
"We held a meeting with Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari today but that was inconclusive. We are meeting finance minister Piyush Goyal at 2130 hrs today," Bal Malkit Singh, chairman of the All-India Motor Transport Congress core committee, told
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