Puducherry Agriculture Minister R Kamalakannan took a public bus from Karaikal to Puducherry to attend a Cabinet meeting on Friday after a petrol bunk refused to supply diesel for his car.
The incident took place on Friday when Kamalakannan went in his car to fill up diesel from the petrol bunk of government cooperative Amudhasurabhi. The petrol station refused to supply diesel over alleged pending dues from the government departments.
With government departments delaying payments, Amudhasurabhi had earlier decided against providing diesel to government vehicles from January 2 till the time the payments were cleared.
#WATCH Puducherry Minister R Kamalakannan travelled by a bus to participate in a meeting after a Cooperative's petrol station refused to fill fuel in his car in view of alleged pending dues from government departments. (3.1.20) pic.twitter.com/3UHbtJOdPH— ANI (@ANI) January 4, 2020
In a video, Mr Kamalakannan is seen travelling to Puducherry in a public bus.