Depressed over job loss, two suspended TSRTC drivers died

Two Telangana State drivers have died from massive heart attacks
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: October 11, 2019 17:53 IST
Depressed over job loss, two suspended TSRTC drivers died

Two drivers of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) died from massive heart attacks. Because of anxiety and depression arising out of the decision of the state government to fire them, and all others, who had participated in the strike. After losing, hoping of any positive and amicable resolution of the standoff.

In the first incident, a TSRTC driver died of a heart attack on Thursday after suffering from depression over the loss of his job last several days. According to onlookers, he collapsed during the rally, after which he got shifted to the Aditya Hospital for treatment and declared dead on arrival.
Another incident, a 57-year-old, identified as D Komarayya, also died of a heart attack after suffering from depression of losing the job. He was working as a driver in the Chengicherla depot. Both men who died have worried about how to manage a household without credible income.
Calling it injustice, the Telangana Jathiya Mazdoor Union (TJMU) demanded justice to the deceased family. But, parallel to that, the TSRTC strike is still on, entering the sixth day demanding the organization merger with the government.
KCR said that only those who came to work on Saturday (1200 employees) were only considered and remaining who did not report for the duty before the deadline are left out.