Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan briefs PM Modi about strike
The Centre, which has been closely monitoring the ongoing strike by TSRTC employees and the impact it has on the people and the state, has called for...
Hyderabad/ New Delhi: The Centre, which has been closely monitoring the ongoing strike by TSRTC employees and the impact it has on the people and the state, has called for a report from Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan.
The Governor on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is said to have submitted a detailed report on the situation. It may be mentioned here that ever since the strike began, state BJP has been extending its full support to the employees and held rallies.
On Monday, the RTC JAC met the Governor and submitted memorandum explaining the reasons for going on strike and urged her to intervene in resolving the strike.
They took serious objection to the decision of the government to treat 48,000 employees as "Self Dismissed". They further complained that the government had not even paid their salaries for the month of September when they were not on strike.
According to sources, the Governor is said to have explained to the Prime Minister in detail about the prevailing deadlock between the two sides, the problems of the 48,000 employees and how the public in general were suffering due to the strike.
The Governor also met BJP president Amit Shah. It is also learnt that the Governor briefed the Prime Minister about the implementation of centrally sponsored schemes in Telangana.
Sources said that central agencies were closely monitoring the developments taking place in Telangana ever since RTC workers launched their strike.