Transport unions begin indefinite nationwide strike over several demands

Updated:4 months, 3 weeks ago IST

Chandigarh/Jaipur (Rajasthan)/ Chennai (TN)/Kanpur (UP), Jul 20 (ANI): Transport unions led by All-India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) began nationwide strike on Friday, over several demands including cut in diesel prices and highway tolls. The strike was called in several major cities including Chennai, Chandigarh and Jaipur. Regulating diesel prices under GST is one of the key demands of truckers. Over 50 lakh buses and more than 90 lakh buses operate under AIMTC. The strike will affect the supply of essentials like vegetables and milk.

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