From a Correspondent
DIPHU, Sept 23: The employees of Hamren and Dongkamokam Town Committees submitted a memorandum to So Terang , OSD, demanding payment of their monthly salary pending for the last 47 months and 56 months respectively in West Karbi Anglong. The memorandum, signed by Harsing Timung, Mon Kramsa, Longbir Kronihang and others , stated that due to non-payment of salary to the employees since last 47 months and 65 months, the families of these employees had left all hopes for a better future and many families were on the verge of starvation. The sigtories of the memorandum demanded that the pending salary must be paid by September 30. They also demanded immediate release of grant-in-aid and also to release the fund as per budget provision as Town Development fund. They also warned that if their demands were not met, they would not discharge their duties in the ensuing town committee elections, rather they would launch a cease work programme.