After the announcement of the strike by the Petroleum Dealers Association and the Petroleum Dealers Welfare Association, the petrol pumps in Haryana will remain closed till 6 am on November 16. However, CNG pumps will remain open during this period.
- Petrol pumps to remain closed till 6 am on November 16
- Petrol and diesel will not be available in all districts of Haryana
- However, CNG pumps will remain open during this period.
New Delhi: After the announcement of strike by All Haryana Petroleum Dealers Association and Petroleum Dealers Welfare Association of Haryana, petrol pumps will remain closed in the state till 6 am on November 16. After the strike, petrol and diesel will not be available in all the districts of Haryana for 24 hours from 6 am on November 15. However, CNG pumps will remain open during this period.
- Only these vehicles will get fuel
The association says that they are suffering due to the policies of the government and are going on a 24-hour strike in protest against it. However, fuel will be given to government vehicles, ambulances and police vehicles during the strike. Petrol pump dealers have said that if their demands are not met, the strike will continue even further and this strike can be indefinite.
- What are the demands of petrol pump dealers
Petrol pump dealers are demanding that the VAT on petrol and diesel in the state should be reduced to equal to the reduced VAT of Punjab. Along with this, the excise duty and VAT imposed by the oil companies on the dealers should be reduced. Petrol pump operators are demanding that the sale of fake diesel in the name of bio diesel should be stopped.
Dealers say that due to reduction in excise duty, the loss caused to the dealers should be compensated. About 20 thousand liters of petrol and 40 thousand liters of diesel are stocked at the petrol pump. In such a situation, due to the reduction of excise duty on petrol by Rs 5 on petrol and Rs 10 on diesel by the central government, there has been a loss of about Rs 5 lakh per petrol pump operator. It should be compensated.
Dealers are demanding that the dealer commission should be increased, which has not increased since 2017. He says that the cost of operating petrol pumps has increased, while the commission remains the same. Along with this, the outstanding commission of the last four years should also be given.