STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: President Mohammad Gafoor Dar and other leaders of J&K National Trade Union Front stressed upon the UT Administration for immediate regularization of services of 60,000 casual labours who have been working in various departments for the last two decades suffering badly due to their non regularization.
“The then State Government, despite commitments with the leadership of working class on several occasions, had “miserably failed” to fulfill the agreements signed with the leadership of employees till date,’ Mohammad Gafoor Dar told reporters here on Saturday. He was flanked by Vice President Rajinder Kumar and General Secretary Nazir Ahmed Molvi along with senior leaders of various Associations / Unions including All Department Casual Labour United Front.
He asked government to implement Minimum Wage Act to the casual labours of all department of J&K UT Govt, beside providing a social security scheme to all the casual labours of J&K UT in case of natural/accidental death/physical disability on duty to protect the family of poor worker.
Dar urged upon the JK UT Administration specially the Lt. Governor of J&K Manoj Sinha for immediate solution of the burning issues of casual labours who are on the streets crying for justice regarding their most genuine demands of regularization failing which 60000 casual labours of JK UT will intensify the agitation under the common platform of United Front. Dar also appealed to all the casual labourers to become united under one platform of United Front and not to be mislead by the Sycophant and self styled casual labour leaders who are becoming hurdle in the unity of workers and damaging the common cause of regularization of casual labours.
Other prominent Union leaders/association leaders present in the press conference include Bhanu Partap Singh, Akhil Sharma, Piran Ditta, Ramesh Singh, Vijay Choudhary, Pardeep Singh, Basant Singh and Yash Paul.