Strike leaves all Petrol pumps closed in Jharkhand

By Abha Manakatala - Thu Jul 09, 3:15 pm

16322_0Petrol pump owners in the state today kept their shops closed to protest against the “unreasonable increase” in Value Added Tax on petrol and diesel.

Members of Jharkhand Petroleum Dealers Association (JPDA) had called the statewide bandh and they kept their petrol pumps closed during 6am to 6pm on July 9.

Though their strike had paralysed the business of petrol and diesel in every nook and corner of the state,Raghubar Das government preferred not to react to their demand to withdraw the recent addition of VAT.

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