Truck operators to launch indefinite nation-wide strike from June 18

Bhubaneswar: The supplies of commodities are likely to be disrupted in the later half of this month as the Odisha Truck Owners’ Federation today extended its support to the indefinite strike across India called by All India Confederation of Goods Vehicle Owners Association (ACOGOA) from June 18.

Speaking to media in Bhubaneswar, General Secretary of ACOGOA, Rajinder Singh informed that the association will launch an indefinite strike against the rising fuel prices and toll collection while all the carriers would remain off the road during the period.

The ACOGOA has also threatened to withdraw all services from June 18 alleging that the Centre has failed to pay heed to the demands of the truck operators.

“We have been raising the issues before the Central Government since long but nobody paid heed to our demands. Our major demand is to bring down the fuel prices. The government has failed to act which is why we have decided to begin an indefinite strike from June 18,” said Singh.

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