CNG price and shortage related protests continued today in Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Peshawar

Like yesterday, today as well people hit the roads of Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Peshawar. Protests are against the government which committed the act of unnecessarily increasing the CNG prices as well as the off days of CNG filling stations were constantly being increased. Transporters were also on strike and were on roads due to the fact that they were being denied the relaxation which was given to public transport within the off days of CNG. It was that CNG filling will be allowed few hours daily to serve the needs of public transport only. As the relaxation of filling hours gone away from the public transporters, they gone on strike and hit the roads, so do the people who couldn’t […]

Public and transporters stood against recent CNG prices hike today in Pakistan

Today in Pakistan the transporters were mostly on strike against the recent Rs. 13 per KG increase in CNG price. As well as the CNG filling stations observed the strike all over country. People who in the morning came out of their homes to go to offices, after not finding any public transport ended up gathering in form of protests. They blocked roads and registered their protests against recent CNG price increase by government. In capital Islamabad and its twin city Rawalpindi alone on many many places people registered the protests, the traffic of twin cities was total mess and more than 60% of even those people who own private conveyance were not able to reach work. Availability of fuel […]

CNG stations strike in Punjab continues for indefinite period

April 2011 a strike was called by the president of CNG association and came into affect from 13th of April 2011. The reason for CNG stations to go on strike was insufficient supply of gas from SUI Northern Gas Company Limited. This insufficient supply of gas from SUI Northern Gas Company is shocking because we are into the season where gas consumption is lowest of the years. As most of house hold consumption like Room and Water heaters go down in this season, so that provides considerable decrease in daily gas usage. The winter season is long gone but Sui Northern Gas is still observing some lame Gas Load management plan or Gas Load shedding in other words. Load shedding […]