In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) held strong protest demonstrations in Srinagar and Jammu demanding regularisation of daily wagers, ad hoc and temporary employees working in different departments of the territory for last two decades.
In Srinagar, the protest was held at Press Enclave and it was led by EJAC President, Mohammad Rafique Rather. Scores of EJAC members, holding placards in their hands, raised slogans in favour of regularisation of the employees.
Speaking on the occasion, Mohammad Rafique Rather said, regularisation issue of ad hoc, temporary and daily wagers is a human issue which the authorities need to address on priority.
He deplored that the author
ities had left the em-ployees to starvation and made their families to suffer, with the result their wards did not receive proper education and elderly people suffered for want of proper medication.
Similar protest by EJAC was held near Press Club of Jammu which was led by senior trade un-ionists, Babu Hussain Malik, Yash Paul Sharma, Darshan Mangotra and others.
The protesters were demanding regularisation of employees, release of pending wages of daily wagers and enhancement of Medical Allowance of the employees.—KMS