Odisha Truckers Call Indefinite Strike From January 11

Bhubaneswar: Demanding fulfilment of its five-point charters of demands, the Odisha Truck Owners Association will launch an indefinite strike from January 11, 2023.

General Secretary of Odisha Truck Owners Association Rabinarayan Satpathy informed that over 1.2 lakh truckers will take part in the indefinite strike from January 11 and stop the transportation of goods across the State.

The main demand of the association is the withdrawal of the Odisha government’s decision the scrapping 15-year-old vehicles.

They demanded that the government should increase the scrapping policy to 20 years from 15 years. They also requested the State government to increase the truck hiring charges.

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