Uttarakhand: Employees protest on Tuesday for restoration of old pension, Oppose by taking out rally
National Old Pension Restoration Joint Front, Uttarakhand has decided to protest on March 21 demanding restoration of old pension. Employees will take out rally from railway station to DM office. After this, a memorandum will be sent to the President through the administration.
In the United Front meeting on Sunday, the office bearers of the Northern Railway Men’s Union, Dehradun have supported the protest. United Front General Secretary Sitaram Pokhriyal said that the front is continuously agitating for the restoration of old pension in the state.
Ugrasen Singh, secretary of the Northern Railway Men’s Union, Dehradun, said that the voice is being raised by the union for the restoration of old pension.
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A memorandum will be sent to the President by taking out a rally from Dehradun railway station to the District Magistrate’s office on March 21. Front’s IT cell in-charge Awadhesh Semwal said that all the employees have been called upon to participate in the rally.
District President Makhan Lal Shah said that MLAs and MPs are getting three to four pensions, but the employees were denied pension. Patrons in the meeting were Garhwal Mandal Jaspal Gusain, Dhaniram, Vinod Rawat, Ramesh Kumar, RS Rathi, Ganga Charan, Jagdish Chandra etc.