Tanker Lorry Stir Called Off

Published: 23rd December 2015 05:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd December 2015 05:09 AM   |  A+A-

KOCHI:  The strike of the operators and workers of tanker lorries carrying fuel for Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) was  called off after the stakeholders reached a consensus on Tuesday. After the amicable settlement of the 10-day-long stir, the supply to fuel stations in the state will be back to normal from Wednesday.

According to M M Biju, Kerala State Tanker Lorry Workers Union state vice-president,the committee of stakeholders reached a common proposal to find a solution to the demands raised by the striking workers. The final call on the agreement was taken by the District Collector, he said.

The bone of contention was a dip in revenue of tanker lorries that carry fuel from the BPCL here.  

The tanker lorry stir at BPCL had affected the functioning of 400 fuel stations in the state.  


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