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Delhi HC stays DMRC strike citing hardship to 2.5 mn commuters

Says staff council's notice 6 weeks before strike insufficient, conciliation still in progress

DMRC, Delhi metro, metro

Megha Manchanda New Delhi
The Delhi High Court has put a stay on the indefinite strike proposed by the employees of Delhi Metro Rail Corp from June 30 onward seeking pay revision, modification of the DMRC staff council and proper guidelines for sacking employees.

The high court in its order said that halting services of a public utility that caters to 2.5 million people, largely from the middle income group, would cause a lot of inconvenience.

It observed that the staff council did not provide

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First Published: Jun 30 2018 | 1:29 AM IST

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