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Tanker drivers go on strike

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In line:Transportation of petrol products from the oil depot in Thatchanallur affected after the drivers struck work on Tuesday.— Photo: A. SHAIKMOHIDEEN
In line:Transportation of petrol products from the oil depot in Thatchanallur affected after the drivers struck work on Tuesday.— Photo: A. SHAIKMOHIDEEN

Transportation of petroleum products from the oil depot at Thatchanallur here to the southern districts was affected for a while on Tuesday after the oil tanker lorry drivers went on a flash strike.

The striking lorry drivers said a senior official of the oil depot was adopting anti-worker policies and treating the oil tanker lorry drivers in a shabby fashion.

Protest

To register their protest, the tanker lorry drivers parked their vehicles along the road and abstained from work. However, the oil depot officials and the police pacified the protesting drivers.

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