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Coronavirus lockdown: With no food or hope, truckers stranded across India

Some 500,000 drivers and helpers have been left high and dry across the many state borders because of lockdown, suggest estimates by the IFTRT

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Coronavirus | truck market | Automobile

Shally Seth Mohile  |  Mumbai 



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There’s been a ripple effect with the plight of the hapless drivers stuck at the borders reaching their co-workers.

Twenty eight-year-old Mohammad Javed, driver of a truck carrying LPG cylinders, has been stranded at the Hubli checkpost since Tuesday afternoon without food, water or any hope. The policemen posted at the border would not allow him to cross over as the COVID-19 lockdown is to be followed stringently.

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First Published: Tue, March 24 2020. 22:22 IST

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