Published On: Tue, Jun 14th, 2016

Himachal govt transport employees go on 48-hour strike

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government transport employees went on a two-day strike starting Tuesday morning over several demands, including regularisation of contract staff and protection of pension benefits.

Himachal government transport employees go on 48-hour strike.

Himachal government transport employees go on 48-hour strike.

Even as the Himachal Pradesh High Court called the strike as “illegal” and directed the employees to refrain from participating in the demonstration, nearly 8,000 employees went on the strike that would keep over 2,800 Himachal Road and Transport Corporation (HRTC) buses off road.

As many as 11 HRTC unions have formed a joint action committee, demanding roadways statues and many other demands.

As per reports, transport employees have also threatened to stop the operations of chartered and other state roadways buses till Wednesday night.

ANI

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