Army might be called to tackle oil strike: Chidambaram

January 9th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday that the army would be called if necessary to tackle the escalating crisis arising out of the strike by officers of public sector oil firms.”I can’t go into the details but if someone from the army has to be called they will be called,” Chidambaram said.

Addressing reporters after the cabinet meeting, he said he was willing to meet the striking officers “but they must come to meet me”.

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