Hyderabad: The Telangana High Court has heard the plea of a public interest litigation filed by Prof. PL Vice President of Telangana Jana Samiti, Vishweshwar Rao, gave a stay over Telangana Chief Minister CM KCR’s decision of privatising 5,100 TSRTC buses in specified routes,.TSs. RTC halts decision on privatization of buses, and adjourns next hearing Monday, 11th November.
The High Court’s decision is a major blow to the Telangana government and has given relief to 48,000 employees of the protesting Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC).
The High Court asked the Additional Advocate General to present the Cabinet decision on privatization in the sealed cover.
Now the RTC JAC unions expressed their happiness over the High Court decision. The High Court advised the state government to meet RTC employees on the TSRTC strike.
Even the state government’s lawyer said that the main purpose behind the privatization is to facilitate the transport of people to the public. The High Court rejects their argument.
The High Court expressed anger at the state government over the inaccuracy of the documents provided by them. Speaking on behalf of the Center, Advocate Namurappu Rajeshwar Rao said that the Telangana government did not seek permission from the TSRTC for its privatization.