Wildlife employees stage protest

Wildlife employees protesting in Srinagar. —Excelsior/Shakeel
Wildlife employees protesting in Srinagar. —Excelsior/Shakeel

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Feb 28: The members of Jammu and Kashmir Wildlife Employees and Workers Union held a protest demanding fulfillment of long pending demands.
The protesters who raised slogans against the Government said that their long pending demands should be fulfilled as they are being neglected by the Government.
Tariq Ahmad Sofi, President of the Union said that the protest was organized to press for the long pending demands of the employees. “Government is turning a blind eye towards the grievances of the wildlife employees. We demand payment of wages of casual labourers as per Minimum Wages Act, enhancement of risk allowance of regularized employees, promotions according to the seniority, increase in the salaries, designation change among helpers, rehabilitation of casual labourers and senior labourers and promotions according to the seniority,” he said.
The protesters later tried to march towards Divisional Commissioner’s office but police swung into action and arrested several protesters.