Casual labourers demand implementation of SRO 520

Casual labourers demand implementation of SRO 520
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ARIF RASHID

Srinagar: The casual labourers of Agriculture department on Tuesday held a protest demonstration here demanding regularization of their services and implementation of SRO 520.
Scores of casual from agriculture department assembled here in Pratap Park chanting slogans in favour of their demands.
Holding placards and banners in their hands, the protesters said that they are demanding release of their pending wages.
President of the association, Jahangir Ahmad said they are working in the department from the last 11 years as casual labours.
“We are demanding to regularise our services and implement SRO 520 for us,” he said.
He said that the casual labours are facing a lot of problems due to callous attitude of government towards them. “We don’t have any money to pay the tuition fee of our children as our wages are pending with the department,” he said.
The protesters requested the Governor Satya Pal Malik to look into the matter and release their pending wages.