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Truck operators threaten to boycott tender process

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

based truck operators, who are engaged into of foodgrain, today decided to the process for the coming rabi marketing season in protest against the state government's move of not floating tenders for the whole season.

"We have decided to the process for the of wheat as the has called tenders only for wheat crop as against usual practice of calling tenders for both wheat and paddy crops," said All Truck Operator Union said.

"The government can make arrangements for of crop on its own. We will not transport crop unless our demand is met," Sandhu said.

"When we have to pay all taxes annually then why the government is calling tenders for six months not for whole year," he said.

Sandhu said around 70,000 trucks are engaged in the transportation of wheat and paddy crops.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 19:05 IST