Jammu, May 15: The activists of Jammu Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today staged a protest in front of Press Club demanding for the revocation of government order for the termination of daily wagers, casual workers, need based workers. Earlier the JKNPP activists were led by JKNPP Chairman Harsh Dev Singh assembled in front of Press Club and staged a protest there and raised slogans.
While speaking Harsh Dev Singh said that the tall announcements were made for the youth empowerment during the assembly elections. He demanded for the rollback of the order and said that these employees have been performing their duties for the last 10-20 years. He called upon the government to giver the region wise details of casual, contingent, need based likely to be effected by this order and urged the government for the revocation of termination of such employees. Harsh Dev Singh sought the regularization of all those workers who had completed seven years service as repeatedly assured by government.
Ex-MLA and state president Young Panthers, Yash Paul Kundal regretted that instead of the regularisation of these employees the government is terminating them.
Gagan Pratap Singh, Spokesman Young Panthers while supporting the cause of daily wagers sought their time bound regularization. He further called upon the state government to release the unpaid wages of daily rated and casual workers of various government departments who had been deprived of the same for the last several months and also demanded the immediate release of salaries of RETs and other teachers who were forced to take to streets for release of their salaries which were unpaid for 7-8 months.
Among others, Rajesh Padgotra, Shiv Charan Singh, Khajur Singh, Pawan Dev Singh, Pushpinder Singh, Dharam Singh, Rajesh Sharma, Karnail Singh, Baldev Singh, Kulbushan Singh, Sukhjit Singh, Shankar Singh, Anil Rakwal, Neeraj Gupta, Parshottam Parihar, Aditya Hans, Rishi Badyal ,Asha Rani and Rajesh Gondi were also present in the demonstration.