Himachal: Sent 70 oil vehicles from Nalagarh, increased security of HP depot, 80 left for Una.

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Seventy vehicles of petrol and diesel have been sent from the Hindustan Petroleum (HP) oil depot located at Kheda, Nalagarh in Solan district to all other districts of Himachal Pradesh.

Oil tanker leaves for petrol pumps in Una. - Photo: Diary Times

Oil tanker leaves for petrol pumps in Una. - Photo: Diary Times

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Amidst the severe oil crisis arising out of the strike by truck operators against the amendment made by the Narendra Modi government in the Motor Vehicles Act regarding hit and run cases, Hindustan Petroleum (HP) oil depot at Nalagarh in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. Seventy trains of petrol and diesel have been sent to all other districts of Himachal Pradesh. On Monday, ninety vehicles were dispatched from the oil depot of Hindustan Petroleum (HP) located at Nalagarh in Solan district amid tight security of the Solan district police administration. Baddi Police has further strengthened the security arrangements of Hindustan Petroleum (HP) oil depot located at Nalagarh in Solan district. Solan District Administration SDM Divyanshu Singal and Baddi DSP Priyank Gupta organized an important meeting with all the operators of Hindustan Petroleum (HP) oil depot in Nalagarh of Solan district and assured them of providing complete security arrangements. On the other hand, ninety petrol and diesel trains from the Kheda oil depot of Hindustan Petroleum (HP) have been sent to various districts of Himachal Pradesh on Monday and seventy petrol and diesel trains till 2 pm on Tuesday.

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There is a severe shortage in BBN due to the stoppage of supply of petrol and diesel from Una Indian Oil Corporation. Apart from this, depots of Hindustan Petroleum (HP) and Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) are located in Kheda of Nalagarh in Solan district. None of the oil tankers from Indian Oil and Bharat Petroleum depots are arriving with petrol. Hindustan Petroleum (HP) oil depot Nalagarh salesman Sunil Rana told Diary Times correspondent Kumud Sharma that all the petrol pump operators who have installed their vehicles in Hindustan Petroleum (HP) depots are continuously bringing supplies.

On the other hand, Indian Oil Corporation Parwanoo oil depot in-charge Pawan Preet Singh told Diary Times correspondent Kumud Sharma that there is no shortage of petrol and diesel at Indian Oil Parwanoo oil depot, the supply is due to the strike of tanker drivers. Is being badly affected.

Madan Lal Choudhary, operator of Harman Filling Station located at Baddi in Solan district, told Diary Times correspondent Kumud Sharma that oil comes from the depot of Una district near Harman Filling Station, but due to the strike of tanker drivers, no supply is coming to Harman Filling Station. Nor are the tankers going ahead. Harman Filling Station operator Madan Lal Choudhary has expressed hope that Harman Filling Station will be filled on Tuesday. If the tanker is not stopped by the protesters, the supply will start smoothly from tomorrow. DSP Priyank Gupta told Diary Times correspondent Kumud Sharma that on Tuesday, more than seventy petrol and diesel vehicles had left for the petrol pumps of Himachal Pradesh. DSP Priyank Gupta is making all out efforts to get oil tankers filled from Una district also.

Amidst tight security arrangements by the police, more than eighty oil tankers were sent to the petrol pumps of Himachal Pradesh –

The strike of truck drivers outside the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) oil depot Pekhubela in protest against the hit and run law has entered the fourth consecutive day. Along with private bus operators, the taxi union has also come forward in support of truck drivers. In view of the shortage of petrol and diesel in Una district as well as in all the twelve districts of Himachal Pradesh, the administrative officers of all the districts have also communicated with all the truck drivers who are on strike. But the communication of the administrative officials has proved completely unsuccessful in convincing the truck drivers. Due to which the district administration is supplying oil to the petrol pumps through vehicles of petrol pump operators. ADC Una District Administration Mahendra Pal Gurjar told Diary Times correspondent Kumud Sharma that due to tight security arrangements of Una District Police Administration, more than eighty petrol and diesel oil tankers were transported from Una district at 5 pm to various petrol pumps of Himachal Pradesh. But has been sent to deliver oil. On the other hand, in Una city, LPG is also facing problems due to depletion of its stock. Private bus operators in Una district have also extended their support to the strike and taken an important decision to close down bus services on all routes till Wednesday evening. Due to which the travelers of Una district may have to face a lot of problems. ADC Una Mahendra Pal Gurjar told Diary Times correspondent Kumud Sharma that by night, more than one hundred and eighty oil tankers would be sent to different districts of Himachal Pradesh. ADC Mahendra Pal Gurjar said that at present the shortage of petrol and diesel in Una district has been completely removed.

BBN: When there was a demand for five hundred trucks from the industries, only twelve trucks could reach –

The biggest impact of the truck drivers’ strike is also being felt in BBN, the largest industrial area of Himachal Pradesh. Demand for more than five hundred trucks in BBN came from various industries of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday. Due to the truck drivers’ strike, the driver had clearly refused to leave. The demand came from Truck Operator Union Nalagarh, Baddi and Barotiwala. The industries of Himachal Pradesh required more than five hundred trucks. But only twelve truck drivers have agreed to load the goods. Only twelve truck drivers have been sent from Nalagarh till 1 pm. Whereas in Truck Operator Union Barotiwala and Baddi, no truck driver has been ready to load the goods. Truck Union chief Harbhajan Singh told Diary Times correspondent Kumud Sharma that he has received orders. Truck drivers believe that if they carry loaded goods, their trucks as well as the entire cargo can suffer huge losses.

On the other hand, truck drivers have also blocked roads at many places in protest against the laws amended by the Narendra Modi government to amend the Motor Vehicle Act. Due to which truck drivers are refusing to carry the goods.

On the other hand, BBNIA President Rajiv Aggarwal told Diary Times correspondent Kumud Sharma that due to the strike of truck drivers, all the industries are facing shortage in sending their finished goods and receiving raw materials on Tuesday. If the truck drivers’ strike continues, there is every possibility that this problem will intensify in the coming days.

Kumud Sharma

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