Association to resume protest from Jul 25
By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jul 11 : The All Manipur Minor Irrigation Department Employees Association, Lamphelpat, has announced that the association will resume protest from July 25, if the State Government and the authorities concerned does not take up necessary measures to ensure payment of the pending 9 months arrear of the employees by July 24.
Speaking to media persons during a sit in protest at Minor Irrigation Department at Lamphel, H Balesor Singh, general secretary of the All Manipur Minor Irrigation Department Employees Association narrated that the pay arrear for the ROP 2010 for two years was paid to the work charged of the Department in two phases but 9 months worth of the pay arrear was left out.
Several appeals and demands were made to the authorities concerned and the Government but to no avail, he said adding that disappointed at the neglect by the authorities, the association began the sit in protest from July 10.
However, looking after the current drought like condition faced by the State, the association has decided to call off the protest for a time, he added.
He then warned that if the State Government and the authorities concerned fail to heed the demand of the employees by July 24, then the association will launch stringent agitation from the next day (July 25).