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Petrol bunks in DK, Udupi to observe bundh on June 16

Petrol bunks in DK, Udupi to observe bundh on June 16

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, June 12, 2017:  Petrol bunks in Dakshina Kannada and  Udupi districts too will remain  closed from  the midnight of June 15 till the midnight of June 16  as per the  call for a state wide petrol bunk bundh to oppose the daily revision of petrol and diesel prices.

Petrol bunks.The two districts have around 200 petrol bunks  with each bunk selling 5000 litres to 6000  litres of petrol/diesel every day   thereby undertaking a business of around Rs 10 crores.

 This is the first time that petrol bunks in the district would be shut  in the past six year period.

 On June 14, a delegation of State Petroleum Dealers Federation is scheduled to meet Union Petroleum Minister in New Delhi  highlighting their problem and opposing daily revision of prices. There is a  possibility of withdrawing the strike in case the minister heeds to the demand.

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Shwetha Shetty, Moodabidri Mon, June-12-2017, 1:29
Your one day strike will cause problems to the common public. To fulfill you demands you are punishing the people and not the ministers.
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