TRUCKERS' STRIKE * India - and SCARCITY OF PERISHABLE GOODS
* West Bengal - 80 per cent truckers join nationwide lorry strike
West Bengal on Monday claimed that nearly 80 per cent truckers in the state have joined a strike called by its national body to protest hike in insurance and traffic penalties... There are apprehensions that the indefinite strike, which commenced from April 1, would lead to a scarcity in availability of perishable goods like vegetables, fruits, fish and eggs, thus leading to increase in prices...
(Photo AFP OpenLorry - Truck Strike. An Indian truck driver (L) checks his cellphone near parked trucks during a strike in Siliguri on April 1, 2017) - Kolkata, W. Bengal, India - The Telangana Today - 3 April 2017