Khammam: The suicide attempt of TSRTC driver Srinivas Reddy raised the heat of agitations in Khammam. Depressed over the job dismiss, the driver has reportedly attempted suicide by setting himself ablaze late on Saturday afternoon. Srinivas suffered around 80% to 90 % burns and was rushed to the nearby District Headquarters Hospital. RTC drivers, conductors and leaders of the unions gathered in large numbers at the government hospital where Srinivas is being treated. The government has deployed police teams at the hospital as there is high tension around with the protests and slogans against Chief Minister KCR. Speaking to the media, Srinivas’ fellow drivers admitted that he was deeply disturbed by the government’s adamant move to dismiss around 49,000 employees.