STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Continuing their agitation for tenth consecutive day, Dharmarth Trust employees under banner of Dharmarth Trust Employees Association (DTEA) on Friday held a strong protest outside J&K BJP headquarters to highlight their demands which include constitution of a Board for trust on pattern of SMVD Shrine Board.
The protesting employees alleged that instead of holding negotiations with employees to settle their pending demands, Dharmarth Trust management suspended Association President, General Secretary and other office bearers with malafide intentions to harass and crush trade union activities.
Other demands of employees included revoking suspension order of five employees, pay scale at par with Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board employees, release of one month pay as bonus, release of 15 percent DA installment, implementation of ESI scheme, etc.
Others present during the protest included Subash Verma State President Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, Ashok Choudhary General Secratary, Harbans Choudhary Vice President, Surjeet Singh, Parshotam Sharma, Ram Paul Sharma, Rajinder Shastri, Jagjeet Chand, Anil Sharma, Balwant Shastri, Harbans Shastri, Madan SharmaJeeven Kumar, Kundan Lal, Subash Shastri, Rakesh Shastri, Rekha Devi, Bandana Devi, Vimal Khajuria, Bablu Kumar, Pt Ashwani Kumar, Sat Paul Pandit, Sagar Singh and Bhikham Singh.