Hyderabad: TSRTC employees today expressed happiness as they returned to work after 52 days long strike and ordeal. Several workers who rushed to their respective depots and work places have conveyed happiness at resuming duties.
They thanked to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for taking them back in jobs. ‘We are indebted to the Chief minister for getting us back to duties’, the RTC employees said in glee. They vowed to work for RTC as per government directions.
At some places some of the workers have conducted milk abhishekam to the photos of KCR for the gesture.
The Chief minister has asked the RTC workers to join duties without any conditions after a Cabinet meeting in Pragati Bhavan on Thursday night.
Jeevan ridicules KCR for reinstating crew after 52 days & hiking bus fares
Hyderabad:Congress MLC Jeevan Reddy on Friday ridiculed Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao for allowing striking RTC workers to resume duties after 52 days. He said the CM did not take the same decision when the RTC workers served a notice on the RTC management.
Speaking to mediapersons here today, he asked the CM who was responsible for the losses incurred by the corporation for the last 52 days. He also criticized the Chief Minister for increasing bus fares from Monday while allowing the striking workers to resume duties and passing burden on the people. He alleged that the CM alone was responsible for the deaths of the RTC workers.
Jeevan Reddy pointed out that AP Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was working hard for welfare of the people and merged the APSRTC with the State government. Taking a strong exception to the statement of the CM that there would be no unions in the State, he questioned the authority of the CM to make such ridiculous statement. He demanded that the CM immediately withdraw the increased bus fares.
Jagga welcomes CM’s decision to reinstate RTC crew
Hyderabad: Congress MLA Thoorpu Jayaprakash Reddy on Friday welcomed the decision of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to reinstate RTC workers. He thanked the CM for allowing the RTC workers to resume their duties.
Commenting on the increase in bus fares from Monday, he made it clear that the Congress would fight on behalf of the people as there was strong opposition to the decision of the State government. On the murder of veterinary doctor Priyanka Reddy, Jagga Reddy urged the police to intensify patrolling on the city outskirts, especially near the bus stops. He also requested the Chief Minister and Home Minister to take effective steps to prevent ghastly crimes against women by setting up special control rooms for women.
Sravan seeks CM’s apology for RTC crisis
Hyderabad: AICC spokesperson Dr Dasoju Sravan today demanded that Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao tender an unconditional apology to the people and the RTC employees for the sufferings they experienced in the last two months.
In a media statement, he said the RTC employees went on strike on the main demand of merger of RTC with the State Government, which was an electoral promise of KCR. He said KCR made senior officials to lie before the High Court.
Sravan demanded that the Chief Minister convene a day-long Assembly session to discuss the RTC issue. He said KCR must release a White Paper on the actual financial status of RTC, its assets and liabilities and the factors responsible for them.