Ludhiana, November 20, 2012: PAU Employees Union continues its protest today.
A massive rally was organised today in front of Thapar Hall to register the protest against the dillydallying attitude of the Punjab Government / PAU authorities for not releasing the 70% arrear of revised pay scales which is pending since two years.
Thousands of employees participated in the rally with sky-rocketing slogans against Punjab Government and PAU authorities. A large number of female employees also participated in rally.
While addressing the rally, Paramjit Singh Gill, President, General Secretary, Dr Gulzar Singh Pandher and Lakhwinder Singh Sandhu, Senior Vice President told that administration asked to union leaders not to protest today because state level function is being held in the PAU. But union leaders decided the ongoing dharna will be continued till the release of 70% arrear.
After rally, five employees namely, Dr Gulzar Singh Pandher, Baldev Singh Walia, Gurpreet Singh Dhillon, Hardev Singh Ghaloti and Parveen Garg sat on dharna.
Paramjit Singh Gill further disclosed that the current agitation will be further intensified if the Punjab Government did not release the required funds to meet 70% Arrear.
The rally was addressed by Amrit Pal, Baldev Walia, Manmohan Singh, Gurpreet Singh Dhillon, Narinder Sekhon, Jai Pal Singh, Kuldeep Singh, Harminder Singh, Parveen Garg, Ram Nath, Mohan Lal, Jaswinder Gholia, Parkash Saini Jarnail Singh and Hardev Gholti.
Avtar Singh Arora,Joginder Ram, Ramesh Masand, Sukhdev Singh Randhawa and Iqbal Singh Lally were also present in the rally.