JAC Leaders Said They Would Return, Did Not: RTC MD
The JAC leaders also did not agree to talk on any issue except the merger, which was off the table right from the outset, Sunil Sharma said.
Hyderabad | 26th October 2019
TSRTC Managing Director Sunil Sharma said that the High Court had suggested that the management hold talks with the employees' JAC leaders on 21 demands, and that the management had duly initiated the talks.
Speaking to the media after the abrupt end of the talks, he said that talks were held for about 90 minutes. The management had said that it had the mandate to discuss only the 21 demands, but the JAC leaders had insisted on talks on all the demands, including the merger of the TSRTC with State government.
The JAC leaders did not agree to talk on any issue except the merger, he added.
Sharma said that at the end of the 90 minutes the four JAC leaders who came to attend the talks had said that they would have discussions with the other leaders and return.
"We waited till 6:30 pm, but they did not return," he claimed.
On not letting the JAC leaders bring their mobiles to the talks, Sharma said that if the JAC leaders received phone calls while in talks, the talks would get disrupted, and hence mobiles not allowed into the venue.
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