The relay strike by the regular teachers of purimary, middle, high school and higher secondary schools of Chhattisgarh, which had entered the 510th day on Sunday, would come to an end on Monday. The Reason, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, reportedly accepted a few demands of striking teaches who had been observing their relay strike under the banner of Chhattisgarh Shikshak Sangh since Nov 2011.
All is set for two-day all India employees strike to held from February 20 with all Central and State unions showing their collective efforts to make the strike a successful. In the preparatory campaign for the strike, members of Center of India Trade Unions took out torch rally in the State capital on Tuesday. The strike is also supported by trade unions like INTUC, AITUC, CITU and other independent all India Federations like Insurance and Banking Sectors'.
All India Navodaya Vidyalaya Staff Association (AINVSA), on strike since February 6 staging dharna at the Budhatalab site, have reiterated their 15-point demands that they want met. AINVSA office-bearers including Sanjay Unit Head, N K Parganiha, General Secretary as also U K Pani, members with the organisation, addressed a press-conference on Friday at the Press Club, where they justified their long standing demands that would impact over 7,000 staffers.
Despite Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh's rejection of Shikshakarmis' two-point demands, their strike completed a month on January 2, 2013. It is to be mentioned that the shikshakarmis started observing strike from December 3, 2012 in favor of their demands- Shikshakarmis' merger with education department and benefits of sixth pay panel recommendations. Meanwhile reports from Kanker clamed that a Grade-III shikshakarmi identified as Jhrumuklal Mandevi, posted at Pakhanjur primary school in Kolibeda development block of Kanker District, committed suicide by hanging himself.
The Shikshakarmis of the State received some more Supports on day two of their fast unto death strike on Wednesday. The supporters include political leaders, social organisations and trade unions, said Chhattisgarh Shikshak (Panchayat/Nagar Nigam) Sangharsh Samiti state coordinator Virendra Dubey on Wednesday.
Protesting the uneven prices of LPG cylinders, Chhattisgarh LPG Distributors' Association will observe symbolic strike on October 1. A delegation of Association office bearers, recently, handed over a memorandum to Central Government, appealing for uniform prices of LPG cylinders across nation and for making the subsidy on LPG cylinders more practical.
Internee students of Government Dental College in the city went on indefinite strike on Friday as protest against non-fulfillment of their demands. The college authorities however claimed that OPD and other services are not affected. Giving reasons behind the strike the internees informed that the institution is run by the State Government, but still post graduation courses are not started whereas private institution of the kind have PG seats.
Following an agreement dealt out at the last moment, the All-India indefinite strike, scheduled to begin from Wednesday, of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) employees was called off. The strike was called on by the Forum of BSNL Unions/ Association. After the prolonged discussion, BSNL employees and BSNL management took following decision.
The strike of junior doctors of Dr. BR Ambedkar Memorial Hospital (BRAMH) continued on Friday, but they stopped to demonstrate in the hospital premises.Junior Doctor's Association (JDA) sources informed that today they received a notice from the hospital premises to Budhatalab, place meant for such assemblage.
The State Health Department employees under the banner of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Swasthya Karmachari Sangha (CPSKS) have postponed their stir up June 15, looking to the positive action taken pertaining to their demands by state Health Minister Amar Agrawal and other authorities in the department.