ULB consolidated workers demand regularisation

ARIF RASHID

Srinagar: Daily wagers and consolidated paid workers of Urban local bodies of Kashmir Wednesday staged a demonstration protest for pressing their regularization.
The protestors carrying placards at press enclave here said that they have been working in the department for last 15 years.
“We are protesting against the implementation of SRO 520. We were paid meagre salaries till now, why isn’t government paying any heed towards us,” protestors questioned.
Ghulam Hassan Sheikh, working in Municipal committee dooru veering said “The government should not implement the SRO 520. We are not getting much benefit under it,” he said.
Syed Azad Farooqi, representative of Urban Local bodies casual labours forum said “we are not satisfied with the SRO 520. The state government has already implemented SRO 64 for their previous employees. We are around 2800 consolidated workers in 42 departments in Kashmir. We despite working round the clock are not acknowledged by the government

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