Telangana RTC strike: Opposition parties urge Governor’s intervention

Telangana RTC strike: Opposition parties urge Governor’s intervention

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Opposition parties in Telangana on Wednesday met Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan to urge her intervention over the prolonging Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) strike to find an early solution.

The delegation of opposition leaders include Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS) president M Kodandaram, Telangana Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president L Ramana, CPI state secretary Chada Venkat Reddy, senior Congress leader J Geetha Reddy, BJP leader Mohan Reddy among others.

While speaking to media, Kondandaram slammed Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for failing to hold talks with the striking workers.

The opposition parties also questioned the allegation made by RTC in-charge MD Sunil Sharma that the opposition instigate the striking workers to topple the ruling TRS government.

Around 48,000-odd TSRTC workers have been on strike since October 5 over 26 demands. Their demands include better wages and regulated work conditions, besides the merger of the TSRTC with the government.

It is learnt that the delegation of the opposition parties also planned to meet President Ramnath Kovind to solve the crisis.