Unemployed for the past 93 days; Hariyana sanitation workers stage protest

Following the protests, the government had agreed to include 160 workers in the Faridabad Municipal Corporation.

Published: 03rd August 2017 11:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd August 2017 11:42 AM   |  A+A-


FARIDABAD: Distressed over unemployment, a group of sanitation workers today took off their clothes and held a march here. Unemployed for the past 93 days, 160 sanitation workers shouted slogans against the government and administration. "The government had agreed to include 160 workers in the Faridabad Municipal Corporation.

Haryana's Secretary General RK Khullar gave orders but officials are postponing action," Naresh Kumar Shastri, who led the protest said. "Names of our children have been struck off school registers. We are unable to pay electricity bills and landlords are asking us to vacate houses," Shastri added.

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