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