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Oil Tanker Owners Association assures CM to resume supply to Kashmir, seek security

Jammu and Kashmir Bank


JAMMU, AUGUST 22: A joint delegation of Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI), Jammu Transporters Union and Oil Tanker Owners Association called on the Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti here this evening to discuss various issues confronting them in view of the prevailing disturbances in Kashmir. The delegation was led by JCCI President, Mr Rakesh Gupta.


Responding to the security concerns raised by the Oil Tankers Association, the Chief Minister assured them of adequate security and asked them to immediately resume fuel supplies to Kashmir.  

The Oil Tanker Owners Association was on strike since Saturday evening following mob attacks on oil tanker drivers and cleaners in Kashmir.


Following the assurance by the Chief Minister the Oil Tanker Owners Association decided to call off the strike and resume fuel supplies to the Valley from Tuesday.

The Oil Tanker Owners Association was told that the state Government would provide them special helpline numbers so that they can immediately get in touch with the authorities in case of any emergency.

Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr Navin Kumar Choudhary was also present in the meeting.


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