Maha Transport Strike: Staff demands implementation of 7th pay commission

ANI | Updated: Oct 18, 2017 11:24 IST

Maha Transport Strike- Staff demands implementation of 7th pay commission

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 18 (ANI): Employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC), who went on an indefinite strike on October 17, are demanding the implementation of 7th pay commission .

Pressing for their demand of salary hike, the workers of MSRTC have asserted that the strike won't be called off until their demands are met .

"Ours, along with other transport unions want 7th pay commission to be implemented in the MSRTC . We were also in conversation with the government but they paid no heed to our problems . Therefore, we have now called an indefinite strike," said Dileep, a member of a staff union .

More than 17 thousand buses run throughout the entire state, and about one lakh workers are on strike .

Meanwhile, this strike has left the daily commuter troubled . People were stranded on buses and roads for more than three hours on Tuesday, the day the strike began .

The passengers have appealed to the government to look into the matter . (ANI)