Arunachal: BRO labourers crying for their long-ignored demands

The Border Road organisation Labour Union (BROLU) from the North – East Region joins in the forty eight hours hunger strike.


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The Border Road organisation Labour Union (BROLU) from the North – East Region joins in the forty eight hours hunger strike from today that is 22nd Nov to 24th Nov at Jantar Mantar, Parliament Street New Delhi to insist the Ministry of Defense & Labour & Employment Govt. of India to fulfilled their long-ignored demands of casual paid laborers working under BRO since 1980.

Their demands are, Implementation of labour law (Medical leave, hospitalized leave, maternity leave, medical facilities, good living shelter with toilet, light and drinking water faculties)

Demand for right to celebrate 1st May labour day. Grand for ten (10) days casual leave and other national festival leave.

Grant of skilled category status for casual Mate/supervisor. Ensured payment of minimum wages of Rs 18000 per month, and so forth.

Meanwhile, several bereaved BRO labourers were witnessed peaceful hunger strike in front of the 1444 BC Jengtu in Namsai district, at the office of CO 48 BRTF Dimwe in Lohit and at Office of CO 752 BRTF Roing in Lower Dibang Valley in persisting their demands, according to the BROLU releases.

Simultaneously, Yalum Ama President, Khangalum Krowa Vice President BROLU Lohit unit and other executive member have gone to Delhi to participate in the strike.

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