Truck stir to affect State

KOCHI, AUG. 21 . The nation-wide indefinite strike by truckers demanding withdrawal of services tax will adversely affect Kerala, especially during the Onam festival season. The strike, however, has not received the support of the Kerala State Lorry Owners Federation, which has stayed away from the agitation.

However, R.R. Menon, general secretary, Kerala Goods Transporters Federation, said that they had stopped work from 6 a.m. this morning. - PTI