Construction hit as revenue staff continue to protest: The Tribune India
Tribune press service
Patiala, December 5
Employees of the Ministry of Revenue will continue their protests Monday and Tuesday and will go on mass leave against the alleged “authoritarian officials of the vigilance office”. Visitors to the offices were harassed because of the work left on hold due to the protest.
Officers from the Revenue Department of the Punjab Revenue Agent Association staged protests against the arrests of a naib tehsildar and a clerk by the Vigilance Office in Hoshiarpur. âThey are honest officers, but they were involved. We have filed complaints with the office of the chief secretary and the office of the chief minister, âassociation leaders said.
The protest began on November 23. In a press note on Sunday, the association’s president, Gurdev Singh Dham, said: âWe are on mass leave on December 6 and 7. Jalandhar and Faridkot on Monday and will visit the Punjab’s Minister of Revenue for an indifferent approach to staff on Tuesday. “
People visiting the revenue department offices here must have come back slaughtered. Transfers and other work related to the office are delayed.
A visitor to tehsildar’s office in Patiala said on Sunday: âWe visited the office for work related to the transfer, but he was affected due to the protest. The demonstration has been going on for several days.
Harpreet, a city property dealer, said: âWe were supposed to go to the deputy registrar’s office for property registration papers on November 24. This was postponed due to the protest. But now the entire operation of the office has come to a standstill, causing further delays. “
Association leaders said a decision could be made after a meeting with state government officials on Monday.