J&K employees hold anti-govt protests at Raj Bhavan
Government employees of Jammu and Kashmir today held a protest demonstration at the Raj Bhavan here demanding an increase in retirement age and regularisation of daily wagers.
The demonstration was led by Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) of Jammu and Kashmir Government employees and attended by over 300 government employees associated with several employees' organisations, federations and committees.
The Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) of J-K Government employees has announced a three-day strike from May 24 to press for their demands.
Employees are demanding enhancement in retirement age from 58 to 60 years, payment of pending 6th pay commission arrears, removal of pay anomalies, regularisation of daily wagers and contractual employees, JCC member Subhash Verma told reporters.
Over 4.5 lakh Government employees will go on a strike and make it successful so that the government fulfils our long-pending demands which they had agreed earlier but not implemented, he said.
There will be a total pen down strike for three days and on May 25, employees will ghearao the civil secretariat and march to Raj Bhavan in Srinagar on May 26 to hold protest demonstration in support of the demands.