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UP petrol pumps' owners call off strike after assurance on STF action

Strike caused inconvenience to people, who were seen lining up outside company-owned outlets

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

With the Uttar Pradesh special task force (STF) cracking down on errant petrol pumps across the state, their owners went on a strike in Lucknow to protest against the action. The strike was later called off after the Lucknow district administration officials assured the petrol pump owners in a meeting that those running their business honestly should not be afraid of any action. Several petrol pumps in Uttar Pradesh had been caught by STF sleuths using electronic chips and remote controls to dispense a lower quantity of petrol and diesel to consumers. A number of petrol pumps, ...

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First Published: Tue, May 02 2017. 16:48 IST
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