JAMMU, Feb 9: A large number of Village Guards and Numberdars today held protest demonstration at Akhnoor in support of their demands.
Official sources said that these people under the banner of All J&K Low Paid Govt Employees Federation assembled at Tehsil Complex, Akhnoor today and started protest demonstration. They were protesting against the non-payment of their remuneration/ honorarium since June 2016. Babu Ram Sharma, Tehsil president of the LPEF was leading the protest. He strongly criticized the State Govt for non-payment of the remuneration of the Village Guards and Numberdars. He also condemned the attitude of the BJP leaders of Jammu who are least bothered about the matter despite the fact that matter was brought to their notice several times. He also demanded enhancement of daily wage of Numberdars and Village Guards.