Jammu transporters to go on strike
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Jammu, Mar 21: Bus operators in Jammu today threatened to go on day-long strike on March 25 demanding hike in passenger fare following the hike in oil prices.
“We will go on a strike on March 25 to press for our demand to increase passenger fare due to hike in petrol and diesel prices,” Mini-bus Workers Union chairman Anil Chopra told reporters here today.
Despite increase in prices, the state government has refused to increase the passenger fare.
Transporters in the state are facing lot of hardships in view of the hike in petrol and diesel prices besides VAT on lubricants and imposition of 8.4 per cent service tax, he said.
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