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22 Oct 2018 | 09:12 AM UTC

India: Gas stations closed in New Delhi amid strike October 22

India News Alert

Gas station operators in New Delhi on strike against fuel prices October 22; 400 stations closed until early October 23

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/22/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/23/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Calcutta). COUNTRY/REGION New Delhi

Event

A strike by gas station operators is ongoing in New Delhi as of Monday, October 22, to protest the government’s refusal to lower sales taxes on petrol and diesel. Some 400 stations have been closed and are expected to remain so until 05:00 (local time) on October 23.

Context

An opposition-led nationwide shutdown strike took place on September 10 over fuel prices and resulted in severe disruptions.

Advice

Travelers in New Delhi should avoid any gatherings associated to the gas stations’ closures and be prepared for associated transportation disruptions.

 

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