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Punjab Roadways staff put off stir following assurance of meeting with CM

By Rajan Nath -- October 06, 2021 10:10 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

In a major development, the Punjab Roadways staff on Wednesday announced to put off agitation following assurance of meeting with Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi.

The development comes after a meeting between Punjab Roadways staff and Transport Minister Amarinder Singh Raja Warring.

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Striking Punjab roadways staff to meet CM Capt Amarinder Singh today - Hindustan Times

Raja Warring gave an assurance of meeting with Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on October 12.

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Bus services in Punjab hit as roadways contractual staff goes on strike - Hindustan Times

Thus, the protesting employees have postponed their call to close bus stands in Punjab for four hours. The Roadways staff will now decide on the further course of action only after meeting Punjab Chief Minister.

Contractual employees are on a strike demanding regularisation.

Passengers suffer as Punjab Roadways staff go on strike in Ludhiana - Hindustan Times

In the past few months, the Punjab government has been facing a series of protests after the implementation of the sixth pay commission recommendations.

Now that Charanjit Singh Channi has been appointed as the Chief Minister, the employees are asking the newly-appointed CM to fulfill their demands.

-PTC News