Unions protest as leader sacked for taking part in stir

Fazilka, January 20

A large number of activists of the MGNREGA Karamchari Union, Theka Mulazam Sangharsh Morcha, Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan Mid-Day Meal Office Karamchari Union, BKU (Ekta-Ugrahan), Asha Workers’ Union and Technical Services Union staged a protest outside the office of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) here today.

They were protesting removal of Amritpal Singh, Punjab general secretary of the MGNREGA Karamchari Union, posted at the Jalalabad block by the district administration for participating in farmers’ agitation at Delhi a few days ago.

They also blocked the Fazilka-Abohar national highway outside the DC’s office.

Keshav Goyal, Fazilka SDM, reached out to the agitating leaders and assured that Amritpal Singh would be reinstated by January 22. — OC

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