Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir transporters Tuesday deferred the strike after a crucial meeting with the officials from &K administration.
Transporters had called for an indefinite strike in J&K from February 24 against the imposition of tax and had demanded increase in fares.
“We were all set to hold a pan J&K protest by stopping all major and minor passenger vehicles,” Vijay Kumar, leader of Transporters said.
He said the meeting was convened by government between transporters and transport commissioner and with other officials of concerned department.
Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Choudhary assured the transporters that the government is for earliest and a viable resolution of their genuine demands and urged them to call of their strike.
Speaking in a special meeting he convened with them the DC assured the heads of different associations associated the transport sector that their genuine demands would be taken up with higher authorities and a viable resolution be found within a stipulated time period.
The assurance followed an extensive discussions on issues the transporters said face them and their set of demands.