Hyderabad: On 35th day of RTC workers’ strike, JAC leaders Ashwathama Reddy and Raja Reddy today appealed to them to reach Hyderabad by Friday night for Chalo Tank Bund protest on November 9. The pre-arrests by the government was in utter violation of democratic norms, they alleged.
Talking to mediapersons, they said the arrest of RTC workers was an act of cowardice. They criticized the government for arresting the RTC workers in advance to prevent them from attending Hyderabad protest program. “Despite suppression by the government, we will hold Million March protest on the Tank bund in protest against the KCR Government”, he added.
We will make Million March a great success: Jagga
Hyderabad: Congress MLA Thoorpu Jayaprakash Reddy here on Friday said they would make the Saturday’s Million March program being held by the TSRTC JAC on the Tank Bund a grand success. He hoped that the Million March would be a grand success like the one held during separate Telangana agitation.
On the arrest of RTC workers, he alleged that instead of the Telangana police, the Maharashtra police were arresting the striking workers. He demanded the Police department clarify the issue.
In an Informal chat with mediapersons in the city, he said the people were afraid of the police due to their illegal acts. He warned the police to be cautious while discharging their duties. On the ongoing case in the High Court, he said he was hopeful of justice to the RTC workers in the court.