New Delhi: Government workers were seen staging protest over Islamabad’s discriminatory financial policies in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), ANI reported on Wednesday. Also Read - PSL 2021 Schedule: Despite COVID-19 Surge, Pakistan Super League to Resume From June 1
The protesters were demanding general incentives and other allowances that are given to other Government employees across Pakistan. Also Read - PUBG Addict Recreates Scene From The Game in Real Life, Kills 2 People & Injures 3 Family Members
“We have been sitting here for the last four days. Our demands have been pending for the last one year. With the suggestion of Chief Secretary, a committee was formed but nothing has been done yet. Our principal demand is that the secretary workers should also be given allowances which the police and the health officials receive. They have been deprived of it,” said a protester. Also Read - Australia Women's Cricket Team Sets a World Record of 22 Consecutive ODI Wins
As per the ANI report, hundreds of secretariat workers raised slogans against Islamabad, demanding they be treated at par with the employees across Pakistan.
The demands also include general incentives and other attendance allowance which the employees of every organisation across Pakistan enjoy.
The workers will not withdraw the protest until their demands are met, the report said.