Truck vrs goods train in Keonjhar
Truck owners from Joda and Barbil areas along with drivers and helpers today staged rail roko at the Barbil railway station and have threatened to continue rail roko for an indefinite period till the government annuls its unitary decision. Likewise, members of the Joda Truck Owners` Association also staged rail roko at the Banspani railway station.
The railway station at the district headquarter town too was targeted by the truck owners. Several associations of the truck owners in the district have threatened to launch economic blockade in the entire district. However, passengers trains have been exempted.