54,000 petrol pumps strike: National Secretary and spokesperson of Fedration of All India Traders (FAIPT), Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal today announced that United Petroleum Front (UPF), an umbrella organization of three nationwide organisations of all petrol dealers. Grewal said that as our first step, we shall stop buying and selling petrol/diesel at all the 54,000 pumps in the country on October 13. If our demands are not accepted then from October 27, we will launch an indefinite nationwide strike.He said that around 54,000 petrol pumps United Petroleum Front (UPF), an umbrella organization all over India will go on a day-long strike on October 13 in support of their long-pending demands, a petrol pump operators association official said here on Saturday.Federation of All India Petroleum Traders (FAIPT) Secretary and Spokesperson Grewal said that a decision on the issue was taken at the first joint meeting of United Petroleum Front (UPF), an umbrella organization of three nationwide organisations of all petrol dealers. Grewal stated that our petrol pump all over India demands include implementation of the pending agreement signed with oil marketing companies on November 4, 2016, scrapping unfair penalties imposed under Marketing Discipline Guidelines, and approved but not given dealer margins. He told that the UPF has expressed concern over the losses to both consumers and dealers over the daily changing prices of oil products and bringing petroleum products under GST.Grewal said that our petrol pump dealers all over India are fully ready to implement the decision to combine the three top dealers’ association under an umbrella organisation UPF would result in better coordination and uniform action to fight for their common demands with the OMCs.
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