Delhi suffers as MCD workers’ strike enters day 13

New Delhi: Strike by the sanitation workers of the Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCD) entered 13th day on Monday.

The protestors shouted slogans outside Deputy CM Manish Sisodia’s residence over non-payment of dues.

"We should get all our dues from 2003. The temporary workers should be made permanent. The Delhi Government, had on October 23, 2015 said that the pending arrears would be cleared. But, it hasn't been cleared even now. The government is misleading us and somewhere we are becoming the victims of politics," said one of the protestors.

Meanwhile, Municipal Corporation Teachers Association called off their indefinite strike On Saturday after they received their pending salaries. Along with the teachers, MCD doctors and para-medical staff also ended their strike.

Earlier, LG Najeeb Jung had offered additional loan of Rs. 300 crore to East and North MCDs to pay the salary of protesting workers.

The Delhi Government also released Rs.693 crores to the corporations in this regard.

(With agency inputs)

(Image courtesy: ANI)

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