The 2-day nationwide strike known as by commerce unions in opposition to the privatization insurance policies of the central authorities didn’t have a lot impression on regular life within the Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
In Hyderabad, the strike had no impact because the state-run Street Transport Company (RTC) buses continued to ply as standard. There was no disruption within the companies of cabs, auto-rickshaws and metro rail.
Nonetheless, banking and insurance coverage companies have been badly hit as workers of nationalized banks and Life Insurance coverage Company of India (LIC) stopped working.
In Andhra Pradesh, workers and employees of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Restricted (RINL), also called Visakhapatnam Metal Plant, in Visakhapatnam boycotted their duties and protested in opposition to the Centre’s determination to denationalise the metal plant. carried out in entrance.
Regardless of the decision given by the Visakha Ukku Parikshan Samiti (Committee to Defend Vizag Metal) in opposition to privatization, a complete bandh was organized within the metropolis. Barring the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP), all political events, together with the ruling YSR Congress Get together (YSRCP), supported the bandh name.
Lots of of activists of assorted commerce unions affiliated to Left events took out rallies in Vijayawada, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Tirupati to protest the Centre’s “anti-labour” insurance policies.
In Telangana, coal manufacturing at Singareni Collieries Firm Restricted (SCCL) got here to a halt on Monday as coal miners belonging to varied commerce unions went on strike. Over 42,000 employees from 23 underground and 19 open forged mines took half within the strike.
Telangana Boggu Gani Karmika Sangham (TBGKS), a distinguished commerce union affiliated to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), supported the strike to protest the Centre’s transfer to denationalise 4 coal blocks in Singareni. Barring the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), different commerce unions similar to INTUC, AITUC, CITU and different central commerce unions participated within the strike.
There have been stories of rallies by commerce unions, political events and pupil teams from varied locations like Hanamkonda, Karimnagar, Khammam and so forth. No untoward incident was reported from any a part of the state.