Delhi Metro strike! Regular commuters of Delhi Metro are in for a shock as train services are unlikely to run on June 30. As many as 9,000 employees of Delhi Metro are likely to go on strike from midnight, protesting over various issues including salary hike. According to an India Today report, talks between the DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) management and the staff have failed and the non-executive staff will be on strike from midnight. The move will come as a big blow to Delhiites who use Delhi Metro services on a daily basis. While on Saturday the number of people travelling from Delhi Metro reduces, there is little doubt that the Delhi Metro network is a crucial infrastructure lifeline of the national capital.
One of the main reasons for the non-executive employees to protest is salary hike. Apart from this, there are also other reasons like fixed guidelines for sacking an employee and right to form a union. According to the Metro employees, the DMRC management has not kept the promises, which were made last year.General Secretary, DMRC employees union, Mahaveer Prasad.