High Court dismisses request over RTC strike: The High Court said the transport department and the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) to guarantee that the RTC team strike does not inconvenience people.
A member bench comprising Justice A. Rajasheker Reddy and Justice Abhishek Reddy was dealing with a PIL moved as a house plan by Mr Surendra Singh,
An analysis scholar of Osmania University, asking the direction to the government and RTC staff unions to shake off the strike. Mr P.V. Krishnaiah, attorney for the applicant, told the court that people were suffering difficulties to give their homes for the Bathukamma and Dasara celebrations. He said the government’s alternative-arrangements could not satisfy the demands of the commuters.
Advocate General (AG), B.S. Prasad, suggested that the government had provided 10,000 buses, including private and school buses, to transport passengers. The RTC was hiring trained drivers and was moving 1,000 more bus than the RTC takes typically.
High Court dismisses request over RTC strike, Alleging that the applicant was a proxy of the RTC trade unions, the AG urged the bench not to grant any order.
Pointing out the petitioner’s complaint on the alternative methods, the bench asked the advocate officer and the RTC unions to file their counter-affidavits and postponed the hearing to October 10.