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Truckers' indefinite strike enters another day

By Pti
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    New Delhi, July 23:  Freight rates were not available as truck transporters' have been on indefinite strike since July 20. All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) started a nationwide indefinite strike on July 20.

    Trucks parked at APMC truck terminal following a strike called by the transporters, in Navi Mumbai on Friday, July 20, 2018. PTI file photo

    Their demands included a reduction in central and state taxes by getting diesel under the GST so that price of the deregulated commodity can be reduced.

    Truckers are also provoked by the high insurance premia and demand a reduction in third-party premium, exemption on third-party premia from GST. Additionally, they are also pressing for exemptions and abolitions indirect taxes and national permits for all buses and trucks.


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