Transporters call off strike in J&K
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Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 22:18
  
Jammu: After a day-long strike, transporters tonight called off their proposed indefinite stir demanding an increase in passenger fares, following a meeting with the state Transport Minister.

"The transporters of Jammu have decided to withdraw their proposed indefinite strike call beginning today," an official spokesman said.

This was announced jointly by chairman of Passengers Transport Association Anil Chopra and Transport Commissioner Saurabh Bhagat here today, he added.

This follows a meeting the association had with Transport Minister Choudhary Muhammad Ramzan, who assured them of taking up their issues with the government, the spokesman said.

Normal life was disrupted in Jammu due to the strike.

All public transport vehicles including buses, taxis, and auto-rickshaws went off the roads due to the strike by All Jammu and Kashmir Passenger Transport Welfare Association.

The strike was total in Jammu City and other districts, a police officer said.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 22:18


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