Srinagar : J&K Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) on Wednesday held a protest demonstration in press enclave Srinagar demanding regularisation of daily wagers, adhoc and temperory employees working in different departments of JK for last two decades. Led by President EJAC Mohd Rafique Rather EJAC leaders along scores of EJAC activists holding play cards in their hands with slogans in favour of regularisation of these employees raised slogans in favour of their demands. On the occassion while
Talking to reports President EJAC Mohd Rafiqur Rather said that regularisation issue of adhoc, temperory and daily wagers is a human issue which government need to address on priority. He said that regularisation of big chunk of such employees is a genuine and legitimate issue which has been agreed and accepted by respective governments but its strange that nothing in this regard has been done si for.He said that these employees have been performing their duties in extremely tough conditions and have always been standing shoulder to shoulder with other regularised employees but still they are paid a meager pay that too after even months. Rather said that government has left these employees to starvation and has made their families to suffer, with the result their wards do not receive proper education and elderly people suffer for want of proper medication. He further stressed upon the government to implement minimum wages act as per the Supreme court ruling till the regularisation policy is announced.
Rafique Rather said that he has handed over a memorandum to worthy chief secretary and almost all advisors of the government in this regard but nothing concrete has come out so for. He said that if such an attitude continues to be witnessed from the government, EJAC will be left with no option but to hit the streets with all employees of J&K in nook and corner of J&K.
flanked by general secretary EJAC Sajad Parray and other EJAC leaders, Rather said that EJAC will not rest until justice is delivered to these poor employees. He appealed Lt Governor and Chief secretary to formulate a comprehensive regularisation in favour of these employees so that they to live a dignified life.