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Relief for consumers as Petrol Pump Strike cancelled
TIWN Oct 12, 2017
Relief for consumers as Petrol Pump Strike cancelled
PHOTO : Agartala Petrol pumps found less queued as Petrol Pump Strike cancelled. TIWN Pic Oct 12

AGARTALA, Oct 12 (TIWN): Giving a certain relief to the common men, the petrol pump dealers have called off strike across nation and Tripura also to follow the same.

A statement from the three OMCs said on Wednesday that all the three constituents of the United Petroleum Front (UPF) have called off the proposed all-India strike planned for October 13 and have also withdrawn their decision to stop buying or selling of fuel from October 27. 

To protest against the GST's implementation on Fuel, petrol pump dealers was go for massive protest on Oct-13 with one day strike.But with more suffering addition, it was decided that petrol pump dealers will go for work strike from Oct-27 for an uncertain period of time.

However, the dealers have called off their planned nationwide strike on October 13 after alleged arm-twisting by state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) which threatened to terminate contracts of around 300 major dealers and have snapped supplies to some of them. 

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