AITUC Strikes from May 24th

Indefinite strike would begin from 24th of this month demanding implementation of G O 151, restoration of removed workers, payment pending P F amount and minimum salaries for drivers and security staff

Rajamahendravaram






AITUC state secretary and Municipal Workers Union state honorary president Kirla Krishna Rao demanded that 31 municipal workers who were fired without prior notice be restored.Taking part the relay hunger strike taken up under the aegis of AP Municipal Workers Union at Municipal Office here on Monday, he Sought the implementation of G O 151 to increase salaries and to abolish G 0 279.



Speaking on the occasion, Krishna Rao made it clear that it was mere injustice to remove workers without serving any notices and condemned the approach of the authorities towards Relli community.After waiting for three months, he said that it had become inevitable to resort to agitation as representations to the people’s representatives had failed to materialise.  He criticised the municipal authorities attempt to halt the strike though permission from police was obtained.

He informed that indefinite strike would begin from 24th of this month demanding implementation of G O 151, restoration of removed workers, payment pending P F amount and minimum salaries for drivers and security staff. He faulted the municipal authorities for paying salary of only Rs 6,700 whereas salary Rs 11,000 were paid in other areas. He made it clear that the agitation would continue till the demands were met.