GUWAHATI: Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the state of Assam might face shortage of LPG cylinders as all the plants of LPG in the Northeast have shut down. The plants will remain closed for an indefinite time from Thursday for which the state might have to undergo crisis of cylinders.
The LPG plant of North Guwahati will also remain closed other than the Bongaigaon plant, Mirza, Gopanari, Tinsukia, Duliajan, Sakmai LPG plants.
Moreover, the Dimapur LPG plant, Tripura plant will also remain closed for indefinite time as the North East Pact LPG Transporter Association has called for demonstration against various demands.
The transporter association has opposed the shifting of tender office to Kolkata and will stage protest against it. The association also alleged that the locals have been deprived from getting the benefits.
source: Pratidin Time