The workers, casual employees and security guards engaged by National Highway Authority of India for security maintenance of Chenani Nashri tunnel today blocked vehicular traffic at both sides of tunnel to press their demands.
They were demanding release of salaries which according to them are pending since last three months besides implementation of labor laws, weekly holiday, security equipments like helmets, public transport facility for workers etc.
The protesting workers sat on dharna on highway. They were raising slogans in favor of their demands.
Latter a police team from police station Batote rushed to the spot to pacify agitating workers.