Guwahati: North East India Petroleum Dealers Association, Greater Gauhati Unit (NEIPDA-GGU) has called for 48-hour petrol pump closure in Guwahati from 6 am of October 22 to 6 am of October 24.
In an official letter written by NEIPDA-GGU read, “the Association has informed the OMCs regarding the decision to go for closure of Retail Outlet (Petrol Pump) with effect from 6:00 AM of 22/10/2021 for a duration for 48 hours.”
The association has also raised a 10-point charter of demands relating to various issues concerning the petroleum dealership business.
The 10 points demands are as follows:
Placement of TTs under EOI
Frequent Refusal of Contractors to load TTs at their whims
Entry of dealer/RO staff to escort the TT from the TOP TT parking area
Illegal deduction from SAP accounts
Forceful selling of Lubricants by HPCL
Unauthorized and faulty Automation
Blending of Ethanol
Inequal Credit Facility
Personal Information upload in e-ledger
Legal position of the OMCs vis-a-vis the dealer
Meanwhile, prices of petrol and diesel is witnessing huge surge in the country. The price of the fuel is inclusive of excise duty, value-added tax (VAT), and dealer commission.