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Lorry stir: Edappadi K Palaniswamy seeks Centre’s intervention

As the nationwide strike by truckers with a host of demands entered  into day six, Edappadi K Palaniswamy has written to Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari seeking urgent intervention.

Published: 27th July 2018 03:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th July 2018 03:46 AM   |  A+A-

File photo: Edappadi K Palaniswamy | EPS

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: As the nationwide strike by truckers with a host of demands entered into day six, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy has written to Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari seeking urgent intervention to end the impasse, said Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar in Chennai on Thursday.

Addressing press reporters, the minister said that the state government had facilitated the transportation of vegetables and fruits through government buses without any charges. “As the prices of essential commodities are increasing, the Chief Minister sought the Union government’s intervention,” he said.

“The strike has affected the livelihood of many workers who are dependent on this (truck) industry. Many perishable commodities are stagnating due to the ongoing strike,” said the CM.

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  • Lingeswari

    Even normal people are getting into trouble this seems unbearable without water even the psychological needs are not fulfilled by this government shame on them???????? enough is enough do something ????????
    1 year ago reply
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