With Kerala State Road Transport Corporation buses, taxis and autorickshaws stopping all services and the majority of commercial vehicles staying off the road, the motor strike triggered by the common front of various unions against the price hike of the fuel hit normal life in the district on Tuesday. .
Private vehicles were seen in many places and supporters of the strike made no attempt to block them. Public transport has been totally affected and offices in various parts of the neighborhood have seen a drop in use. Although a few autorickshaws were seen plying the outskirts, the strike was almost complete in the city.
Traders and businesses had taken steps to remedy the situation by changing the schedules of trucks and trucks.
The strike was called by Kerala Motor Vyavasaya Samyukta Samiti, a collective of large unions, including the Indian Trade Union Center (CITU) and the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), which also organized a march to the center. city. .