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The News Minute| August 4, 2014|9.20 pm IST The Kerala High Court on Monday said that the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) should be shut down. The High Court was hearing 35 petition given by former employees of the KSRTC, complaining about delay in getting pension. “Why have this service which is of now use to the common man,” the court asked. The HC opined that the KSRTC should just sell its assets and pay what it owes employees and former employees. The Judge C K Abdul Rahim also observed that if KSRTC is shut down, it will not affect the society in anyway, only a minister will lose portfolio. The KSRTC that mainly runs bus services across Kerala and to other states is running at a loss of Rs 60 crores per month, the government told the court.Then close it down, says the court