Tirupati Municipal Corporation (TMC) Telugu Ganga Water Supply Workers Union has served a notice on the corporation, saying that its members would be forced to resort to a strike if the authorities concerned did stop their alleged harassment under ‘some pretext or the other'.

Retrenchment

The notice submitted to the Corporation Commissioner and Engineer with copies to the local media referred among other issues, to the reported retrenchment of six workers attached to the Alipiri filter house on the basis of ‘false report' and the pending reinstatement of 22 others who were ‘arbitrarily removed' last year.

They submitted to the Commissioner and Engineer a nine-point charter of demandsand urged them to consider their demands positively.