National Joint Council of Action
4, State Entry Road, New Delhi-110055
Shiva Gopal Mishra
New Delhi-9th June 2016
On the clarion call of the National Joint Council of Action (NJCA), against the retrograde recommendations of the VII CPC, 11-point Charter of demands of the Central Government employees as also non-settlement of long pending genuine demands of the Railwaymen, Northern Railwaymen’s Union (NRMU) and Uttriya Railway Mazdoor Union (URMU) organized huge demonstration at General Manager ,Northern Railway Office, Baroda House New Delhi on 9 June 2016. On this occasion the employees of Northern Railway participated in mass demonstration with full enthusiasm with holding banners in hand and shouting slogans for early redressal of their long pending genuine demands.
Addressing the huge gathering, the Convener of the NJCA and General Secretary AIRF, Shri Shiva Gopal Mishra said, “there is serious resentment among the Central Government employees in general and the Railwaymen in particular against retrograde recommendations of the VII CPC and non-settlement of their long pending genuine demands. He further told that in the meeting with Cabinet Secretary with NJAC held on 1 March 2016 the Cabinet Secretary demanded some more time for the Government to consider the demands of the employees and in the wake of Assembly Elections in 5 states in imposition of “Code of Conduct”, the earlier Indefinite Strike that was scheduled to commence from 6.00 AM from 11th April 2016 is been differed to 11th July 2016, but the strike would be inevitable, in case the Government does not amicably settled the long pending legitimate demands of the Central Government Employees during this span of time. He said that to we will be serving strike notice to our General Manager SHri A.K. Puthia .
Shri B.C. Sharma, Jt. General Secretary/NFIR said that , the strike has become inevitable due to the nugatory attitude of the Government over the charter of demands submitted more than six months back and despite deferring the strike action earlier decided to be organized in the month of April, 2016 at the instance of the Government.
Shri S.K. Tyagi, President/NRMU said to addressing the gathering that Central Government should accept the genuine demands of Railway employees immediately, otherwise railway employees are fully prepared to go on Indefinite strike from 11th July 2016.
Shri S.N. Malik President of URMU do supported strike and asked raiilwaymen to be prepared for Indefinite Strike from 11th July 2016.
Convenor of NJCA Shri Shiova Gopal Mishra further told that today on the clarion call of NJCA, all the affiliates of JCM has given strike notice to concerned General Managers/Administrative officer of his railways and other Central Government organization for going on the Indefinite strike from 11 July 2016 from. 6-oo AM onward.
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