Haryana Govt. employees unite in solidarity for Feb 16 strike
Haryana Government employees join forces with Trade Unions and Farmers for Feb 16 strike
Government employees in Haryana took a unified stand on Sunday as they participated in a state-level rally organized by the Sarv Karamchari Sangh Haryana in Rohtak. The protestors, led by Dharamveer Phogat, the state president of the organization, voiced their demands, seeking changes in pension schemes, the establishment of an eighth pay commission, and regularization of contractual employees.
Protesters call for reforms and job security
The Sarv Karamchari Sangh Haryana, under the banner of which the rally was held, emphasized key issues affecting government employees. Their demands include the revocation of the old pension scheme, the formation of an eighth pay commission, regular recruitment drives for permanent jobs, and the regularization of contractual employees. The protesters are seeking essential reforms to address concerns related to job security and financial well-being.
Participation in Nationwide protest on February 16
In a significant announcement, the government employees declared their intent to participate in a nationwide protest scheduled for February 16. This protest, called by trade unions and farmers' bodies, aims to voice collective grievances against the Union government's policies. The employees, representing various departments, boards, and universities, expressed solidarity in their commitment to advocating for their rights.
Dharmveer Phogat, addressing the gathering, highlighted the primary demands of the protesters. He stressed the importance of regular jobs for the youth, the establishment of an eighth pay commission, and the reinstatement of the old pension scheme for government employees. Phogat warned of a potential state-wide agitation if their demands were not met, accusing the BJP-JJP government of working against the interests of government employees.
As the rally concluded, the government employees sent a clear message of unity and determination in their pursuit of reforms and rights, setting the stage for broader collective action on a national scale.