Hyderabad, October 30: The agitation amongst the Employees of TSRTC increased after removal of over 40,000 workers. Employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) on Wednesday intensified their indefinite protest in Hyderabad over the sacking of over 40,000 employees by Telangana government, the strike has entered 25th day. TSRTC workers rubbed their nose on the ground in protest and also expressed disappointment for casting their votes in support of K Chandrasekhar Rao.
"We are touching our nose on the ground because we voted for the TRS. Everyone, who votes for TRS will come and do the same," said an agitated protester. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had said that there is "no question" of having any talks with the agitating 48,000 RTC employees. TSRTC Strike on October 5, 2019: Telangana RTC Bus Employees to Stay Off Roads Tomorrow Leaving Commuters Stranded in Festive Season.
Various political parties including have also come together in support of the RTC employees and are demanding the state government to take them back. Opposition parties including the BJP, Congress and CPI have extended support to this state-wide protest by the RTC workers and participated in the protest outside the District Collector's office.