Petrol depots, gas agencies to cease work for two hours
The petrol depots and gas agencies in Guwahati will not operate from 6 am to 8 am on January 27 as the Assam Petroleum
GUWAHATI: The petrol depots and gas agencies in Guwahati will not operate from 6 am to 8 am on January 27 as the Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union (APMU) has extended its support to the 24-hour Chakkabandh called by United Motor Workers' Union (UMWU).
The UMWU has called for the chakkabandh demanding implementation of the welfare scheme proposed by the Assam government for the private transport workers. The Union has also demanded the Government to provide aid to the motor transport drivers and workers for the loss they had to face during the lockdown.
The UMWU has undertaken a series of agitationalprogrammes that include –24-hour chakkabandhon January 27, 48-hour chakkabandhfrom February12-13.
Further, it stated that if their demands are not fulfilled then they will observe chakkabandhfor 72 hours from February 25.
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