Tempo drivers demand cut in fuel price

Tempo drivers demand cut in fuel price

Chitravati Tempo Owners’ and Drivers’ Association block road in Bagepalli on Friday  demanding roll back of fuel price. DH photo

The protesters, who gathered near Narepalli in large numbers, shouted slogans against the government.

Vehicles blocked

Traffic was affected for over 30 minutes. Association president Syed Kalimulla said petrol, diesel fare and tempo insurance amount has been hiked at least four times.

“We struggle to ensure maintenance of the vehicles. With the hiked insurance amount, we would left in lurch,” he added.

Taluk Chitravati Tempo Owners and Drivers secretary Anjaneya Reddy was present.

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