Citing the news of shortage of LPG cylinders in Bangalore, oil companies now have decided to move the distributors in Mangalore to procure LPG gas cylinder. Reports on Thursday, Jan 19 claimed that trucks have already been sent to the coastal town to deliver LPG cylinder.
Meanwhile, President of Bharat Gas Distributors Association, Captain MM Harish said, "I pray to god that negotiations will be fruitful by Friday so that there is no problem."
Harish's statement came as the strike by 4000 owners of LPG tanker lorries entered the seventh day on Thursday. The strike is being spearheaded by the Southern Region LPG Tanker Lorry Transport Owners Association. Ponnambalam, the Association President said that over 4,000 lorries have been off the roads since Jan 12. He said, "Yes, the strike is still going on. All the lorries are off the roads."