Thousands of Anganwadi workers hit the streets in Bhubaneswar on Friday to press for their 9-point charter of demands.As monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly kicked off, the Anganwadi workers under the banner of All Odisha Anganwadi Workers Association, assembled at Lower PMG area and staged a massive protest seeking fulfillment of their demands.
“Governments of all other states have hiked the salary of Anganwadi workers, but the Odisha government has been playing with us,” she added.
Student groups affiliated with the Shiv Sena (UBT) and the Shiv Sena led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, who is also from Thane, demonstrated outside the Joshi Bedekar College where the incident took place.
Wearing black clothes, the Opposition members entered into the Well of the House, displaying placards and shouting slogans, seeking the Prime Minister's response to the violence in Manipur.
The Traders’ Association has further alleged that BMC is not trying to solve the issue though the Market Building has been closed for the past one week.
Hundreds of protesters demanding government grant marched toward the Assembly and tried to jump the police cordon. A scuffle erupted when the police obstructed their advances.
Several Congress leaders slammed Mayor Subhash Singh and other CMC officials for alleged lapses and negligence in discharging their duty resulting in mishaps at several construction sites in the city and the loss of precious lives.
The agitating servitors demanded the transfer of Kantilo outpost officer.
Taking to Twitter, Olympic bronze medallist Malik and other wrestlers, shared a note, in which they strongly condemned the Delhi Police action.
A 27-year-old girl recently lodged a written complaint with Khordha Model Police station alleging that a youth brainwashed her into converting to Islam with false promise of marriage after a relationship of eight years.
She has also accused her husband of having an illicit relationship with another married woman.
The people of the district have long been demanding for establishing a Central School and a Driving Training School in Koraput.
According to the protestors, poor quality equipment have been bought for the students and there has been massive corruption in the purchase.
Political motives are being imputed to the protest by all and sundry in the establishment. A triumphant sounding Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the ‘sidelined’ president of Indian Wrestling Federation (IWF) who stands accused of sexual harassment by top female boxers of the country, is leading the charge against the protesting wrestlers and has the temerity to accuse the protesting wrestlers of being backed by ‘one family’, ‘one akhara’ and funded by an industrial house.
"Forget others, we got ditched by our own sister Babita Phogat," alleged one wrestler, who is protesting against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh at the Jantar Mantar here.
The protestors took out the unique rally from Master Canteen to Lower PMG by putting black tapes on their mouth.
The Sarpanch of Kankadajodi panchayat and ward members too joined the protest. The agitating people demanded transfer of the junior engineer, Sabita Dhal.
According to sources, the staff of Parija’s production house, artistes and technicians working in Shanti serial, have accused the film producer of not paying their dues.
According to sources, the outsourcing employees took out a massive rally and went to Lower PMG Square to press for their demands which include job security and salary hike.
The decision to put the strike on hold was announced by the Odisha Driver Mahasangh President, Prashant Menduli.