Srinagar: Police on Saturday foiled the protest rally of Contingent Paid Workers of Education Department who tried to march towards the Secretariat Srinagar to press for their demands.
Witnesses said that police swung into action at M.A Road Srinagar and arrested some of the protesters.
The Contingent Paid Workers of Education Department were demanding the release of their pending wages.
Score of protesters from various districts of Kashmir valley had assembled in Pratap Park. They raised slogans against the Education Department for not releasing their wages.
“We have been working in the education department from last 15 years. We are demanding the government to regularise us and release our wages,” said one of the protesters who did not want to be named.
The protesters also said that they were high qualified youths however, are suffering due to “negligence of the government”.