Petrol shortage come to an end

With the arrival of 67,000 kilo litres (KL) of petrol and diesel at Chennai Port, the fuel crisis in the city would come to an end immediately, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said on Tuesday.

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By evening there were indications that the crisis was easing. Serpentine queues, visible in every functioning petrol bunk, were getting shorter.

Earlier, the Chief Minister held a meeting with Chief Secretary Debendranath Sarangi and Food and Civil Supplies Secretary M.P. Nirmala at the Secretariat to review the situation.

Three tankers, carrying 67,000 KL of petrol and diesel, reached the Chennai Port on Tuesday afternoon and steps had been taken to distribute the fuel immediately to 72 bunks of the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and bunks of the Indian Oil Corporation and the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited.

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  • May 31, 2012 - 12:13 am | Permalink

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