Mysuru: Chamundeshwari MLA G.T. Devegowda has extended support to the 3-day stir launched by BEML employees in protest against privatisation moves by the Union Government.
G.T. Devegowda, who visited the employees on the last day of their 3-day stir in front of BEML, Koorgalli here on Friday, said that he was fully supportive of the stir.
Assuring that he would meet former Prime Minister and Hassan MP H.D. Deve Gowda on the issue, the MLA said that he would appeal Deve Gowda to exhort pressure on Prime Minister Modi and Industries Minister not to privatise the giant public sector for any reason.
He further said that he would also raise the issue with the Chief Minister and MPs from the State.
BEML Employees Association Vice-President Govind Reddy, Office-bearers H.C. Shivappa, Chand Singh, B.R. Chennaveerappa and others were present.