Tezpur, May 28: A long-standing demand of Tezpur Municipal Board Safai Karmachari Workers and Harijan Workers’ Union, Sonitpur for payment of semi-skilled wages to them as fixed by the Government of Assam, since 2016 was fulfilled on Monday when the authorities of TMB accepted their demand. While talking to this correspondent, Kamakhya Basfor, secretary of Tezpur Harijan Mazdoor Union expressed his joy over fulfilment of their demand. He said that the safai karmacharis of TMB who have completed 10 years of continuous service in TMB are eligible for the wages. Later, they felicitated Assistant Labour Commissioner, Sonitpur, Tezpur, Jagannath Pokhrel for his constant efforts with TMB for sanctioning their demand of semi-skilled wages. In total 70 Tezpur Municipal Board safai karmacharis have been benefited.