Sopore : Scores of Daily wager workers of Public Health Engineering of Sopore Sub division on Friday staged a protest demonstration against non payment of their wages from 22 months.
Reports reaching Kashmir Despatch said that scores of daily wager workers on Friday locked down PHE division Sopore to register their protest against non payment of their wages since past two years.
The protesting workers criticized the PHE department as well as state government for not releasing their pending salary of last 22 months due to which they are suffering.
Due to non-release of salary we are unable to bear the expenses of daily needs of our families. We cannot feed and support our families which must be a cause of concern for the authorities.
While sought release of wages forthwith and threatened to launch indefinite agitation if the authorities failed to redress their grievances said President of Sopore PHE daily wagers Association Mohammad Rafi.
Pertinently same protest reported at Mechanical division of PHE Sopore and demanded release of pending wages at earliest.
Meanwhile protesting employees appealed Governor Satya Pal Malik to intervene into this issue.
2015 Kashmir Despatch