AIRF press release says Lakhs of Railway Employees participated in 3 days Protest Programme from 19.01.2016 to 21.01.2016
New Delhi: 19th January, 2016 – On the clarion call of the National Joint Council of Action(NJCA), three day (19th to 21st Jan, 2016) sit-in programme in all the state capital and industrial centers started today, wherein affiliates of All India Railwaymen’s Federation, National Federation of Indian Railwaymen, All India Defence Employees Federation, National Defence Workers Federation, National Federation of Postal Employees, Federation of National Postal Organisation, Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers participated en mass.
At Jantar-Mantar, New Delhi, thousands of Central Government Employees, including the Railwaymen started peaceful sustained struggle, demanding redressal of long pending genuine demands of the Central Government employees, removal of retrograde recommendation of the 7th CPC, scrap National Pension System(NPS) and restore Guaranteed Old Pension Scheme, payment of arrear of Productivity Linked Bonus, filling-up of vacancies, stop indiscriminate outsourcing, stop amendment in Labour Laws in favour of corporate, non-creation of new posts for new assets,
On this occasion, a mammoth peaceful rally of thousands of Central Government Employees, including the Railwaymen, was organized at Jantar-Mantar, New Delhi, which was addressed by Shri Shiva Gopal Mishra, Convener, NJCA and General Secretary, AIRF-NRMU, Shri S.K. Tyagi, President/NRMU, Shri B.C. Sharma, General Secretary URMU, Shri R.N. Parashar, General Secretary NFPE, Shri A.K. Kanojia, ITEF, Shri V. Bhattacharjee, Civil Accounts, Shri Giriraj Singh, President NFPE, Shri Devendra Kumar, FNPO, Shri R.K. Singh, General Secretary, Diploma Engineers’ Federation.
Giving stern warning to Government of India, all the speakers said, if their aforementioned demands are not resolved by the end of February 2016, all the Central Government Employees will be compelled to go on “Indefinite Strike” in the month of March 2016.
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