JAMMU, Jan 12: The PDD Daily Wagers continued their protest dharna outside the office of Chief Engineer (M&RE) at Canal Road on the 46th consecutive day today.
The workers led by Bharat Singh, chairman and president Surjeet Khajuria, PDD Daily Wagers Union (Jammu province) started their ‘Kam Chhor Hartal’ on November 28 at Janipur PDD complex. Then they moved to Chief Engineer’ s office at Canal. Today was the 46th day of the strike and protest dharna was held in the office complex of SE , EM&RE Circle Jammu. Many workers from different Divisions and Sub Divisions of PDD are on the agitational path.
The protesting workers were shouting slogans in support of their demand of regularization and enhancement of their wages besides clearance of all the pending wages. They were also demanding the release of their wages in time and conduct of DPC of all cadre. They further demanded that discrimination with the daily wagers from Jammu region be stopped and they should be treated at par with those from Kashmir region.
Later, a delegation of the Union members met the Divisional Commissioner Jammu and discussed their issues with them. The Divisional Commissioner listened to the issues and showed positive response.