Jammu: MGNREGA employees strike enter ninth day, demand amendment in SRO-178

The ongoing strike of Working employees of MGNREGA on Monday entered the ninth day in support of their demands.

On Ninth day, the protesting employees were raising slogans against the government for not considering their demands of SRO-178 amendment due to which they were forced to come on the road.

While talking to JK Newspoint, the protestors told, “we are on strike since last nine days but till date, the administration has failed to consider our demands and ignoring us by pretending that financial condition of the government is not stable. They warned, “If their demands will not address as soon as earliest then they would intensify their agitation.

Meanwhile, The employees also staged a protest in Mendhar in support of their demands.

The protesting employees alleged, “Rural Development Department had adopted use and throw policy with us which is unfortunate. They warned, “the government If their demands will not address on priority basis then they would intensify their agitation.