Government staff stage protest in Tarn Taran over ‘anti-employee’ policies

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Tarn Taran, April 6

Employees of the various state government departments held demonstrations here on Tuesday. They condemned the state government for its anti-employee policies.

Employees of various departments like the Revenue, Education, roadways, Irrigation, Agriculture, Horticulture and others under the joint banner of Sanjha Mulazam Front Punjab and Punjab State Ministerial Staff Union organised a rally at the District Administrative Complex (DAC).

While addressing on the occasion, Sukhwinder Singh Sandhu, Angrej Singh, Iqbal Singh (Education) and other leaders condemned the government for not implementing the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission.

The leaders said the employees had been demanding the release of the Dearness Allowance (DA) instalments and the arrears of DA instalments released already, etc. They also asked for fulfilment of other demands.

Employees of Powercom, led by Gurpreet Singh Gandiwind, lodged their protest at the circle office of Powercom and burnt an effigy of the state government.

Safai sewaks too burnt an effigy of the state government at the local office of the Municipal Council led by state leader of the Safai Sewak Union Romesh Kumar.

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