Hyderabad, Sept. 12 (NSS): The Chief Minister, Mr N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, on Monday reviewed the situation with the Cabinet Sub-Committee set up to deal with the General Strike, notice for which was given by the Telangana Employees Union.
Speaking to the media after the meeting, the ministers, Mr. Danam Nagender and Mr. Mukesh Goud, appealed to the employees to reconsider their decision and attend to their duties. Reminding that the Centre has already initiated talks on Telangana issue, they assured the employees that the government was ready to hold talks with the employees on any of their problems. They also said that the government would be constrained to consider the option of invoking G.O. 177 in case the employees go on strike on the issues not under its purview, as per the directions of the High Court.
Making it clear that the government was sympathetic towards the employees, the ministers said the government would make alternative arrangements in the event of the employees going on strike.
The Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. C. Damodar Rajanarasimha, the ministers, Mr. Sridhar Babu, Mr. Mukesh Goud, Mr Danam Nagender, Mr. N. Raghuveera Reddy and others participated in the meeting with the Chief Minister. (NSS)