Air India pilots to follow Anna Hazare: Fast from Sunday
Thundering clouds never call to stop for Air India national carrier even after marking 50 days strike as A total of 444 agitator pilots announced to follow Anna Hazare’s foot steps to fight with AI by going on a hunger strike from Sunday.
“We have received the mandatory clearances for going on a hunger strike. Eight members of our union will sit on fast from Sunday at Jantar Mantar here,” Rohit Kapahi, committee member of Indian Pilots’ Guild (IPG), told reporters. Read more
As per latest report, a 35 days long continued strike of more than 300 Air India pilots are expected to be terminated very soon as Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Monday said all the decision what have done with pilots whether to keep them on their payroll without work or not, is based on the AI management, a source said.
Calling an illegal strike, he confirmed media, “It is for the Air India management to take action now. These pilots have not come to work for more than 30 days….It is an illegal strike. They have defied the High Court.” Read more