Ludhiana: Senior BJP leader Satpal Gosain on Thursday came in the support of the Municipal Corporation Karamchari Dal. He reached at the protest dharna and rally at Municipal Corporation Zone-A office and raised slogans against the Municipal Corporation authorities.
Gosain assured the Dal workers to support them. He termed their demands as “genuine”. He said these demands are pending from a long time. “We will support them till their demands are not be fulfilled by the Municipal Corporation authorities”, he said, adding the higher authorities should hear their woes.
Gosain said the agitating employees are part of MC and the higher officials need to hear their woes and they should try to sort out their problems. Laxman Dravid said that despite of political leaders support no one came to hear their woes at the protest.
The demands of Dal include regularisation of jobs of 2,350 Safai Karamchari working on minimum wages fixed by government. There are 870 employees who are working on sanctioned posts and who are not getting salaries for past three months. They are demanding regularisation of the posts and assurance for timely release of their salaries. Apart from this, 60 cases of dependants of the deceased employees for jobs are pending.
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