The trade unions will intensify their strike from today to protest against the delay in the payment of salaries in KSRTC. An indefinite dharna will begin in front of the TDF Secretariat. The BMS Secretariat March will also take place today. The management is of the view that the salary distribution will be completed by tomorrow.
The ruling opposition unions are intensifying their protests against the non-payment of salaries after Easter. An indefinite dharna will be held in front of the TDF Secretariat demanding payment of salaries before the fifth day of every month.
BMS has decided to march to the Secretariat and District Centers. Meanwhile, the relay strike started by CITU continues. The CITU will organize a mass march to the Chief Office tomorrow. The CITU had yesterday disagreed with the minister’s position that the department would only intervene if a complaint was received.
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At the same time, the management informed that the salary can be paid this evening or Tuesday morning. 30 crore sanctioned by the Finance Department has been handed over to the Transport Department. Salary will be paid as soon as it is handed over to the Corporation. An attempt is being made to pay the salary by taking an overdraft of Rs 50 crore from the bank.
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