Petrol price: Transport unions strike in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram: The dawn-to-dusk motor
strike called by non-Congress trade unions in Kerala on Saturday to
protest petrol price hike hit normal life across the state.
Private buses, taxis and auto rickshaws are staying off the
roads crippling the mobility of large sections of people,
reports from across the state said.
The state-run KSRTC buses are maintaining their services
from major cities and towns.
No attack on private vehicles were reported from anywhere,
Universities and state public service commission have
postponed the examinations scheduled for the day in view
of the strike.
Essential services like healthcare, milk supply and media
have been exempted from the stir.
The protest was called by joint action council of transport
sector unions affiliated to CITU, AITUC and other pro-Left
outfits demanding rollback of the increase.
The pro-Sangh Parivar BMS has also joined the strike.
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