From a Correspondent
TANGLA, Feb 4: Along with the other parts of the State, the Udalguri Town committee employees too marked their protest on the two-day stir of the civic body employees demanding fulfilment of their long-pending demands. The two-day stir on February 1 and February 2 evoked full response here at Udalguri and Tangla town committee offices. A memorandum of the civic bodies’ federation of the State was addressed to the Chief Minister demanding fulfilment of their eight-point charter of demands at the earliest.
Their demands include provincialization of civic body employees’ posts as per the cabinet decision taken on September 4, 2013, to clear the arrear salaries of 96 municipality and town committees of the State pending for 8-22 months, to ensure the monthly salaries to the civic body employees by the end of each month, to issue notification of staffing pattern as per the cabinet decision made on September 4, 2013, to regularize the working master roll, fixed pay and contractual employees of the civic bodies, to ensure the payment of salaries to the civic bodies working under the Sixth schedule regions of the State from the development fund by including them under the State Fince Commission, to clear the arrear dues of the retired employees of the civic bodies as per the revised scale and to act promptly as per the direction of the Supreme Court of India which advised same job same wage to the employees.