Special Correspondent

SHIMOGA: Deputy Commissioner T.K. Anilkumar has urged truckers to cooperate with the district administration in ensuring uninterrupted transportation of essential commodities.

At a meeting here on Thursday with representatives of the Lorry Owners’ Association, he requested them to see to it that the strike was peaceful. He underlined the need to transportchemical fertilizers. Superintendent of Police S. Murugan said that police protection would be provided to trucks that carry essential commodities during the strike period.