Hyderabad: The Telangana Employees JAC will meet on July 26, to chalk out the future course of action on how to circumvent any possible attempt by the government to thwart their proposed strike from August 1.
Various employees unions and trade unions will attend the meeting and with their advice the future course of action will be decided, said the JAC convenor Swamy Goud on Saturday.
Mr Swamy Goud said that apart from Government Employees, Teachers and Workers, besides employees from Singareni Collieries, APSRTC, Water Works, Electricity, Municipalities and trade unions will participate in the agitation commencing from August 1. This is for the first time that Telangana employees and workers in all sectors are participating in this strike.
He strongly criticised the threats of using Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against the employees and workers participating in the proposed strike and said that the employees will not bow down before such threats. “We are ready for every sacrifice for the cause of Telangana,” Mr Swamy Goud said.
Referring to the severe beating up of a pregnant lady and three youth of Telangana region in Trupathamma temple in Krishna district, the employees’ leader said that the Telangana employees will support and cooperate with the employees and workers hailing from Andhra region and would not do any harm to them.
He appealed to them to ensure the safety of Telangana employees and workers serving in Andhra region.(INN)