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Public transport buses in Mumbai have been off roads as employees of the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) undertaking have been on strike since Tuesday demanding higher wages as per the 7th pay commission, and other benefits at par with employees of Mumbai’s civic body. The strike comes at a time when the BEST’s financial health is bleak with service levels plummeting and a steep drop in passengers. ThePrint asks: Has Mumbai ignored BEST transport system or is bus drivers’ strike an overreaction? BMC must focus on BEST Ashish Chemburkar Chairman, BEST Committee and member, Shiv Sena The BEST’s balance sheet is empty and its workers are demanding higher salaries. We have tried holding talks with union leaders telling them about the situation and asking them to reach a compromise, but they are not willing to. We understand the pain of the employees, ultimately they are our own people, but we can find a solution...
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