Railway employees strike for restoration of technical allowance


The railways engine shed employees held a protest demonstration in favour of their demands on Tuesday.
According to details, the demonstration was held on the call of the Railway Mazdoor Itihad.
Dozens of railway employees protested for upgrading their scales and restoring their technical allowance.
The protestors barred the transfer of the engines to the railway station, resulting in delays in the trains’ schedules. The protesting railway shed employees said they play a key role in the railway’s operations, but no attention was being paid to their sufferings and demands.
The Railway Mazdoor Itihad has announced that it will hold a token strike for two hours everyday till May 19th.
The union said if their demands were not met by then, they would jam the railway operations by locking the engine sheds.