The Trade bodies of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) is expected to move the Telangana High Court and file a petition against the State Government.
On the 7th of October, E. Ashwathama Reddy, the President of the Telangana Mazdoor Union, said the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) ordered suspension for 48,000 RTC workers. However, none of the workers received any suspension letter or notice from the State Government. He further said the Union will challenge the dismissal in the Telangana HC as it is illegal.
Reddy said, “.. There are laws in this country. We have been appointed as per rules. They cannot remove us just like that.” He further added, “There are courts. We will approach courts if necessary.”
On the 6th of October, K. Chandrashekar Rao, the Cheif Minister of Telangana conducted a meeting with the Transport department officials and ordered to take action against the employees on strike. The Government also appointed new drivers and additional buses to ease travel for commuters.
Reviewing the matter, the Telangana High Court ordered the K. Chandrashekar Rao led TRS to submit a report regarding the decision of State Government regarding TSRTC strike by the 10th of October. The Telangana HC also asked the State Government to serve notice letter to the RTC employees.
The hearing for the filed petition is scheduled to be held on the 10th of October.
Stay tuned for further updates.