Ludhiana: The various contractual employees enrolled by societies, Panchayats, companies, contactors, outsourcing companies under the state government has staged protest and blocked traffic outside Inter State Bus Terminal on Wednesday.
The protest was staged following the call of union for state wide protest. In Ludhiana, the meeting was held at Chattar Singh Park and later the protestors blocked road. Due to protest, traffic jam was witnessed at the bus stand road. The cops pacified the protestors and lifted the protest. The protestors were demanding the state government to pass bill and issue notification regarding the regularisation of contractual employees in the Vidhan Sabha session.
The protestors said that the government has taken the decision of regularisation of contractual employees with conditions in cabinet meeting but the notification was not issued till date. They demanded the government to issue notification and also include employees in regularisation who were left out.
They also gave call to hold state wide rally to pressurise the government regarding their demands.
During the protest, Bhupinder Singh from water supply and sanitation union, Sandeep Singh from MNREGA employees union, Satnam Singh from Punjab State Suvidha employees union besides several others were present.
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