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Contractual Delhi Govt. teachers call off their strike after Kejriwal takes tough stand
After Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal warned the striking conductors and drivers of DTC and school teachers on contract to return back to their jobs or face the music, the teachers have ended their strike.

The CM in a press conference today to present the report card on his government's one month tenure, said that if the contractual employees on strike do not return back in their duties then parallel recruitments to replace would be started.

Kejriwal said that he has constituted a committee to look into the matter of regularising contractual employees working in various government departments. He said that he had met the striking workers and have agreed to some of their demands. However, their demands of regularising then overnight can't be met, said Kejriwal.

Almost 2,500 of contractual workers with DTC are on strike and almost half of the buses are off the road causing huge inconvenience to the commuters.

Unlike its government which took a tough stand, the Aam Aadmi Party has showed some softness towards the striking workers. Party spokesperson Prof. Anand Kumar said that employees have right to raise their voice. He said that neither there was any conspiracy behind the strike nor the striking employees are taking undue benefit of pre-poll promises made by the AAP.

“I can say that the striking employees are not taking any unnecessary advantage of the Govt. They have right to raise the voice. Those who are victims in this situation I can understand their feelings, I have sympathy with them. But we don't see any conspiracy in this protest”.

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