Mysuru, June 7:- Progressive thinkers, organisations and writers staged a protest in front of the DC office on Tuesday, urging the government to regularise tender basis pourakarmikas. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had promised to look into their problems sympathetically.
The protesters asked the government to abolish tender system with immediate effect and make pourakarmikas regular employees. The government was also urged to order probe into alleged corruption in ESI and PF.
Prof K S Bhagawan, chief secretary Puttasiddegowda, vice president Dharmaraju, secretary N Lokesh, R Lakshman and others were present. (MR/KS).