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RTC workers stopped from joining duties

RTC workers stopped from joining duties
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RTC workers who reached to the bus depot to join duties were stopped by the management with the help of police, here on Tuesday.

Parigi: RTC workers who reached to the bus depot to join duties were stopped by the management with the help of police, here on Tuesday. Responding to the call given by JAC to return to duties from Tuesday, the workers arrived in big numbers to the bus depot. But they were taken into custody and shifted to local police station. They expressed unhappy over the way they were dealt with.

RTC staff taken into police custody

The RTC workers were taken into custody and shifted to Bantwaram station, which is 40 km away from here. Some of the workers were sent to Kotpally station. The workers who were on strike tried to join duty on Tuesday, as the JAC called off the agitation. Police made security arrangements so that no unwanted incidents take place. SP M Narayanana personally visited the depot. He said police personnel were deployed at all three depots in the district. Steps were taken to continue the bus services with temporary staff, he said.

RTC workers' bid to resume duty foiled

Police took several RTC workers into custody when they tried to join duties at the bus depot here on Tuesday. Workers arrived at the bus depot after the JAC gave a call to join duties. The authorities did not allow them inside the depot. Condemning the attitude of management, the workers staged a protest in front of Dr Ambedkar statue. Police took almost 200 workers along with all party leaders. DSP Lakshminarayana oversaw the security arrangements.

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