Call off truckers strike, says Minister Ponnam Prabhakar   

Hyderabad: Transport minister Ponnam Prabhakar urged the truck drivers in Telangana not to go ahead with the proposed strike from Wednesday.  

“The public is not opposed to the truck drivers, but their proposed strike due to the hurdles it would bring. I urge you not to proceed with the strike,” transport minister said.

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