Mumbai likely to face BEST's strike on 'Raksha Bandhan'

| Updated: Aug 06, 2017 23:05 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 6 (ANI): The people of Mumbai may face problem commuting on 'Raksha Bandhan' as the public transport division BEST Workers' Union has announced to go on strike from August 7. The union has threatened that unless demands of their employees are fulfilled or they are given an assurance in writing, they will go on a strike from today midnight. All the nine unions of 36,000 employees have supported the decision. If the union goes ahead with the strike, lakhs of commuters will face inconvenience amid festival rush in the business capital. Earlier today, the union had meeting with the Mumbai Mayor, who has assured them to accept their one of the important demands to get the employees their salary on 10th of every month. However, the union is adamant to get their demands accepted in writing. (ANI)