Kakinada: Demanding that the government immediately stop Collector’s circular that reduces salaries and implement the GO No 151, all the Panchayat workers belonging to AP Gram Panchayat Employees and Workers Union staged a dharna in front of Collector’s office here on Monday.
The Panchayat workers gathered in huge numbers at the Collectorate and raised slogans against the circular. They squatted on the road in front of the Collector office and protested against the government.
They displayed cloth banners showing their demands. They wanted cancellation of the clause that restricts the Panchayats from spending more than 30 percent of its funds. They further asked the government to issue of Identity cards and provision of Provident Fund and EPF. They further demanded that the government secure their jobs. AP Gram Panchayat Employees and Workers Union district president Bujji Babu, Secretary Sridhar Reddy and others participated in the protest.