Kolkata, Jul 14 (IANS): A group of employees of state-run West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation on Tuesday staged protest at the Sector-V depot after a colleague tested coronavirus positive to demand health safety measures.
Sources said a Transport Department employee was also detected with Covid-like symptoms.
They demanded immediate sanitisation of the Sector-V depot and the barrack where they live.
“We are protesting to demand immediate sanitisation of the bus depot and the barrack where we stay. The Transport Department has to assure us that they will take care of our health during the pandemic,” said Abhijit Hore, a corporation staff.
Hore said that the government must take necessary measures to protect the health of transport employees who are running bus services.