A delegation of the Truck Operators Union met Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu at the Secretariat on Wednesday and apprised them of their problems.
The Chief Minister urged the truck operators to give their freight rates to the government so that the matter could be taken up with the concerned company.
He said that the State Government is with the truck operators and will not tolerate the exploitation of the truck drivers.
The Chief Minister said that the livelihood of thousands of people of the State was linked to cement factories and other activities, therefore the State Government was committed to resolving the issue amicably.
Industries Minister Harshvardhan Chauhan, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Sanjay Awasthi, MLA Rajesh Dharmani, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Bharat Kheda, Principal Secretary Transport RD Nazim, Director Industries Rakesh Prajapati, Director Transport Anupam Kashyap and other senior officers were also present in the meeting on this occasion. Were.
Even after 49 days of closure of ACC Cement Factory, the patience of truck operators is breaking due to the non-resolution of the cement dispute.
All India Road Transport Workers, Transport Federation held a virtual meeting and decided that on February 4, from 11 am to 1 pm, they would block the wheel for two hours in the entire state.
Lekh Ram Verma, President of All India Road Transport Workers Himachal Unit and BDTS, said that due to the closure of ACC and Ambuja Cement Factory, the operators and everyone associated with this business are facing huge problems.