Team Jammu extends support to striking NHM employees

Thousands of NHM employees including women drawn from various parts of Jammu province assembled at Exhibition Ground and raised slogans demanding regularisation of their services and fulfillment of their other already agreed demands.

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Jammu, Publish Date: Feb 12 2019 1:53AM | Updated Date: Feb 12 2019 1:53AM
Team Jammu extends support to striking NHM employeesGK Photo

Team Jammu, an organisation fighting against the drug abuse in the State, on Monday extended support to agitating All J&K NHM Employees’ Association, Jammu province, who are sitting on fast unto death here at Exhibition Ground, Jammu.

Those sitting on fast unto death include Rohit Seth, Muneer Ahmed, Dr Raman Kumar Sharma, Mohammad Azam and DrRamnik Singh.

Thousands of NHM employees including women drawn from various parts of Jammu province assembled at Exhibition Ground and raised slogans demanding regularisation of their services and fulfillment of their other already agreed demands.

Hundreds of volunteers of Team Jammu led by its chairman, Zorawar Singh Jamwal also raised slogans against the government for adopting delaying tactics on fulfillment of genuine demands of NHM employees.

Addressing the protesting employees, Jamwal came down heavily on the functioning of government which according to him is turning deaf ears towards the long pending demands of striking employees. “For how long it (govt) will take youth of J&K for granted? For how long youth would come on roads and protest that too for their rightful share?” questioned Zorawar Singh Jamwal.

Demanding immediate fulfillment of demand of regularisation of NHM employees, Jamwal stated that more than 12000 employees are working in J&K under different schemes of NHM and most of them have already crossed the age of upper limit.

“Since NHM is the backbone of health care system, government should acknowledge the demands of regularization of the employees,” demanded Zorawar Singh Jamwal.  

Sardar Karan Deep Singh Lucky, Simant Singh, Sunil Raipuria, Surinder Sharma, Sunil Gupta, BhanuPartap Singh, IshanChowdhary, Yogesh Kumar and Ashok Kumar were among others present on the occasion.

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