Srinagar hospital sweepers stage protest, seek regularization

Fazil Buchh

Srinagar Employees working under Contract based sweepers from the Lal-Ded hospital, Srinagar on Wednesday held a protest demonstration outside press enclave, Srinagar.

Scores of the female protestors assembled outside press colony seeking regularisation.

“We are 44 people and have been serving the hospital from past 14 years, from sweeping to cleaning the floor we do everything but it’s so unfortunate that we are being told by the authorities to leave now after 14 years,” said a protestor.

“We even knocked every concerned door to in case they help us but there was no initiative taken by the authorities

Another protester on the condition of anonymity said: “we were only given Rs 2300 per month while standard labour rate is 4500 rupees per month.”


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