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.
Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said the government will not talk to the protesters if they continue to threaten the state.
Goa could face shortage of essential commodities with the transporters from the markets of Belgaum (Karnataka) and Kolhapur (Maharashtra) threatening to stop supplies from Wednesday.
Transporters from Sindhudurg, Maharashtra held protests on state border warning to intensify their agitation if Goa government did not withdraw entry tax imposed on vehicles entering the state.
The transporters at a prominent industrial hub in Himachal Pradesh have increased freight charges by over five percent following last week`s hike in diesel price, a representative said Tuesday.
Bus operators in Jammu & Kashmir on Sunday threatened to go on day-long strike on March 25 demanding hike in passenger fare following the hike in oil prices.
Transporters in Punjab on Saturday said
they would go on indefinite strike from April 5 to protest the
recent hike in diesel prices.
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