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Drivers issue strike notice, seek demands fulfilled

Posted by on July 27, 2011 0 Comment

Hyderabad: The Telangana Drivers’ Association on Wednesday cautioned the state government that its members would go on strike from August 1 if its demands are not met.

Speaking to media persons at the Secretariat after submitting a memorandum to Chief Secretary S V Prasad at the Secretariat on Wednesday, Drivers Union president S Harinath Babu, honorary president M A Rasheed and others stated that despite repeated reminders being made, the government has not heeded to their requests for settling their issues amicably.

At a separate press meeting at the Secretariat, Union Secretary R Krishnaiah blamed the N Kiran Kumar Reddy government for not implementing the fee reimbursement programme effectively as done during the rule of former chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy.

Mr Krishnaiah also wondered whether there was any government functioning in the state.

“There is no coordination between the IAS officers and the Chief Minister’s instructions,” Mr Krishnaiah alleged.

AP Washermen’s Union, in a memorandum submitted to Health Minister D L Ravindra Reddy asked for protection from the influential sector which is playing havoc with the poor in Duvur mandal of Kadapa district.

The Union members briefed media persons later.(INN)

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