Slighted at prospect of working under SCs/STs, anti-quota employees warn of civil disobedience
Under the banner of 'Sarvjan Hitai Sanrakshan Samiti', the employees and officers opposed to reservation in promotions warned of a civil disobedience sort of agitation if the bill is passed by the Lok Sabha and they were made to work under junior officials belonging to the SC/STs.
"The samiti today resolved that employees belonging to general, backward and minorities would under no circumstances work under their junior officials who would become their seniors as a result of this bill once it comes into effect", President of the Samiti Shailendra Dubey said.
Taking a decision to further intensify the ongoing agitation, the employees would demand resignation of the MPs voting in favour of the bill and they would not be allowed to take part in any public programme in the constituencies or anywhere else in the state.
Issuing a warning to BJP and Congress to remain prepared to face the consequences of passing this bill, the employees whose strike entered the seventh day today staged protest dharnas before their respective offices shouting slogans leading to a traffic jam.
The employees vowed to topple the parties, specially BJP and Congress, supporting reservation in promotions.
There are also reports of the agitationists burning the effigy of former chief minister and BSP chief Mayawati.
Earlier, striking employees of