Petroleum dealers to go on strike starting October 19


JAMMU: On the call given by All India Petroleum Dealers Association, the Jammu and Kashmir Petroleum Dealers Association has decided to observe strike from October 19 in four phases.

The decision was taken in a meeting of the Association held under the chairmanship of Anan Sharma. Senior members including Devinder Batra, Rakesh Mahajan, Rahul Gupta, Amit Dutt Sharma were also present. About sixty members were present in the meeting. It was unanimously resolved to take up the matter with regard to the enhancement of commission with the Central Govt, transfer of tender procedure, toilet service for customers etc.

As a part of All India level token strike programme, the J&K unit of the association also decided to observe black out on October 19, 2016 from 7 pm to 7.25 pm; again black out on Oct 26, 2016 from 7 pm to 7.25 pm; no purchase of fuel from on November 3, 2016 and no purchase/ sale of fuel on November 15, 2016. Anan Sharma, secretary All India Petroleum Dealers Association and president J&K Petroleum Tankers Owners Association declared that in view of the call given by All India body, the J&K unit has also decided to tender notice for observing strike and protest to press the Central Govt to settle their long pending demands.

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