New Delhi: 54,000 petrol pumps to remain shut across India on October 14 due to a 24-hour strike. If we don’t get appropriate response frm oil companies will go on indefinite strike frm 27Oct said Ajay Bansal,All India Petroleum Dealers Association. Our demands include dealer margins&commissions, solving discrepancies in supply&petroleum products should be included under GST.
Earlier, in the month of June, petrol pump owners had called off their proposed strike over daily revision of petrol and diesel prices after the government agreed to change the timing to 6 am everyday instead of midnight.
Private pump owners, who make up for three-fourth of the nation’s 54,000 retail outlets of the public sector firms, had threatened to go on a strike over concerns of inadequate infrastructure to revise prices every midnight.