Gangtok, Jan. 20, 2011:
An emergency meet was held by Sikkim Truck Drive Association in association with Truck Owners Association under the presidentship of General Secretary STDA J B Chettri.
During the meet the joint association discussed the strike along NH31A and the problem being faced by the people of Sikkim. The meet also expressed their sadness over the issue of damages of vehicle plying form Siliguri to Sikkim by the supporters of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.
Furthermore the joint association has requested the GJMM Chief Bimal Gurung for permission for plying of LPG trucks along with truck carrying essential commodities, petrol and Diesel for Sikkim during bandh. The meet opined that the anti-social elements are misutilizing the name of GJMM and are working in order to defame it.
(Courtesy: Sikkim Mail)