ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

NAXALITES- Of Reformers and Reformatories

ed conflicting postures on the future of Chandigarh, on the autonomy of states, and on procurement prices.
On the economic front, the Haryana government has just taken another significant step. Having made a thorough success of passenger transport (annual profits about Rs 40 lakhs, and a return of 34.8 per cent on capital), it has decided to nationalise goods transport by road. To begin with, the govern ment intends to put 50 trucks into the business, thus hoping to break the private transporters' monopoly and redress the traders' complaints against the exorbitant charges levied at present. A couple of years ago, private transport companies sought protection of the courts which, however, upheld the government's decision. Taking note of the winds of change, truck-owners are unlikely to pursue such efforts.

Dear Reader,

To continue reading, become a subscriber.

Explore our attractive subscription offers.

Click here

Back to Top