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Corona-Virus: Petrol pumps in Mumbai region want to operate only for 10 hours daily!!

The petrol dealers across Mumbai metropolitan region have requested that they be allowed to operate petrol pumps for just one shift – 8 to 10 hours – to minimise risk of their staff getting infected with corona virus !!

MUMBAI: The petrol dealers across Mumbai metropolitan region have requested that they be allowed to operate petrol pumps for just one shift – 8 to 10 hours – to minimise risk of their staff getting infected with coronavirus.

They want this one-shift operation till March 31.

“Our delivery boys at pumps are exposed to the threat from motorists and public transport drivers. The government has shut down malls, theatres, pools, temples but we are silently serving for 24 hours,” said M Venkat Rao of petrol dealers association in a petition to the oil marketing companies on Wednesday.

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