Safai karamcharis to oppose govt move to scrap posts
Tribune News Service Mussoorie, June 26
State vice-president of the Safai Karamchari Ayog Santosh Gautam today said they would oppose the proposal of the state government to scrap posts of safai karamchari in local bodies. He was speaking at a meeting of the Ayog held at the Municipal Council in Mussoorie.
He said the state government was planning to scrap posts of safai karamchari in municipal councils and panchayats under the new Act and such a move would be detrimental to their interests.
Gautam said he would oppose any such move and demonstrate against his own government. He would also not hesitate from resigning from the Ayog.
Earlier, he was livid at the absence of various government officials from the meeting. He said a notice would be served on the absentee officials for not attending the meeting.
He also directed the Municipal Council Executive Officer to provide masks and gloves to safai karamcharis within 15 days. He listened to the grievances of safai karamcharis and sought their service books from the Executive Officer. He found several anomalies in the service books. He directed the Executive Officer to keep the service books updated.