TSRTC bus driver who attempted immolation dies in hospital
| Sunday | 13th October, 2019
A+ A-Hyderabad: A bus driver who allegedly attempted to commit suicide during a strike by employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) succumbed to his injuries in hospital here on Sunday.
Srinivas was admitted to DRDO Apollo Hospital“The patient, Srinivas Reddy, who was admitted to DRDO Apollo Hospital yesterday with severe burn injuries has passed away today while undergoing treatment,” the hospital said in its bulletin.
Khammam Commissioner of Police, Tafseer Iqbal had said, “The driver Srinivas Reddy, poured kerosene oil on himself and set himself ablaze.
Political leaders including Telangana Jana Samithi chief Professor Kodandaram and Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao had visited the hospital and met the bus driver earlier in the day.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has said that there is “no question” of having any talks with the agitating 48,000 RTC employees.
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