Punjab

Khet Mazdoors stage dharna for plots, pensions

Dilbag Singh | December 10, 2019 03:56 PM

 

NURMAHAL Scores of activists, including women of Pendu  Mazdoor Union on Tuesday staged a dharna in front of the office of the block development and panchayat officer   here for their demands.

Raising slogans against the congress government they demanded residential plots, blue cards, full year employment with Rs 500 daily wage under MNREGA,Rs 3000 pension for widows and handicapped, improvement in  public distribution system. They demanded that black law passed to suppress their struggles should be revoked.

Addressing a protest rally Hans Raj Pabwan and Chanann Singh said the congress government has failed to fulfil its promises made during run up to assembly election to give residential plots to village poor and vehemently opposed recent decision to sell village common land to industry   . They said that struggle for plots and other demands would continue and will be intensified. A memorandum of demands was submitted to authorities.

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