Petrol and LPG might not reach the people of Assam along with the other north eastern states if the Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union resorts to an indefinite strike fromThursday reiterating a slew of demands.
“We have over one lakh members in the entire north eastern region deployed in at loading centres, oil and gas tankers and retail outlets and gas agencies. Our demands are not new. But the authorities are least bothered. What should we do?,” said a senior member of the organization.
In the meeting, he asked us to submit the details of our bank accounts. The oil companies were asked to discuss the issue with the transporters to ensure that minimum wages were paid, but it did not worked, he said.