News Desk, Amar Ujala, Chandigarh
Updated Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:01 PM IST
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The Haryana government has declared the strike illegal. Absenteeism of striking employees will be recorded. The strike will involve employees working in all government departments, boards, corporations, universities, municipal corporations, councils, municipalities and central projects in the state.
National President of India State Government Employees Federation and State President of Sarva Employees Union Haryana Subhash Lamba, General Secretary Satish Sethi claimed that the nationwide strike would be unprecedented. The central government is increasingly considering corona as an opportunity to hand over the public sector to private houses. Despite strong opposition from farmers and laborers, three agricultural laws were introduced to help the corporate houses. 44 There is anger among workers and laborers for abolishing labor laws, cutting DA. The striking workers will demonstrate at their offices against the government’s policies and in support of their demands.
Senior vice-president of the union Naresh Kumar Shastri, deputy general secretary Sabita Malik, chief organizer Dharamvir Phogat, deputy chief Jag Roshan, Seelak Ram Malik and spokesperson Indra Singh Badhana told that the government was refusing to accept any demands of employees as an excuse for the economic crisis is. On the other hand, just before the Baroda by-election, in the economic crisis, the chairman of 21 boards and corporations increased the expenditure of crores of rupees.
These services will continue
Employees posted in emergency services like health, electricity, fire brigade, ambulances etc. will keep the essential services intact even after joining the strike. These workers will express their resentment against the government by joining the strike but will help in maintaining essential services in public interest.