Bus Strike: K Laxman Called To Delhi To Brief Amit Shah
The BJP has been supporting the TSRTC unions in their strike, and has been demanding that the State government hold discussions with the RTC workers.
Hyderabad | 2nd November 2019
Telangana BJP president Dr K Laxman was called to New Delhi today by the party's national leadership for a meeting where he is expected to brief the party leaders on the ongoing TSRTC employees' strike, the State government's response to it and the status of the case pertaining to it being heard by the High Court.
Laxman left for the national capital this morning. He is expected to meet the party's national president and Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other senior leaders there.
Also expected to come up at the meeting is the issue of party MP Bandi Sanjay alleging that he was roughed up by the police in Karimnagar on Friday.
Laxman's visit comes on a day the State cabinet is scheduled to meet and discuss the options before the government in providing public bus transport, including the possibility of permitting private operators to ply buses on certain routes, among other subjects.
The BJP has been supporting the TSRTC unions in their strike, and has been demanding that the State government hold discussions with the RTC workers to resolve the latter's demands.
Earlier, the TSRTC employees' unions' JAC met Laxman and also Telangana Jana Samithi founder M Kodandaram to discuss the future course of action.
During the meeting, the JAC leaders are believed to have discussed an action plan to press for their demands, including the merger of the TSRTC with the State government.
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