Commerce union leaders led the strike and halted their automobiles within the highway corridors at designated factors for quarter-hour from 11 a.m. in response to a name given by the Joint Motion Committee of Commerce Unions
Vehicular visitors got here to a standstill at many necessary junctions throughout Kerala on Monday following a 15-minute motor strike known as by the Joint Motion Committee of Commerce Unions to protest in opposition to the hike in worth of the petroleum merchandise by oil majors.
At designated factors, commerce union leaders led the strike and halted their automobiles within the highway corridors for quarter-hour from 11 a.m. in response to the decision given by the joint motion committee. A number of motorists have been caught in visitors snarls as auto rickshaws, taxies, lorries and personal stage carriers stopped the automobiles and the drivers joined the stir.
Kunhalikutty leads stir
Ambulances and people shifting the sick to hospitals have been averted from the strike. At PMG junction within the capital metropolis, IUML chief and former Minister P. Ok. Kunhalikutty inaugurated the protest.
CITU, AITUC, INTUC, AITUC, HMS, STU, UTUC, SEWA, TUCC, TUCI, KTUC, JLU, JTU are a part of the joint committee of 21 commerce unions that known as for the protests. The strike comes amidst the worth of premium petrol crossing ₹100 per litre final week in lots of districts in Kerala and that of petrol and diesel nearing the ₹100 per litre mark.