In Rajasthan, the Patwaris sat on a dharna at the Shaheed Memorial in the capital Jaipur today. On the call of Rajasthan Patwari Union to raise grade pay 3600 and raise salary and other demands, they are sitting on a dharna at the Martyr Memorial near Patwari Police Commissionerate. Patwaris were prevented from going ahead while going to the assembly on Monday to raise the grade pay to 3600 and increase the salary. During this, he was chased by lathicharge. Later in the night, his conversation with the government was also fruitless and Patwari came to the martyr’s memorial and sat on a dharna.
The protesting patwaris say that they have already reached agreement on grade pay and the 2018 agreement should be implemented. Empty posts should also be filled. They say that their movement will continue until the government agrees to their demands. They have just left home and their children and parents will also come to support them in the movement.
He said that on Monday they were demonstrating peacefully that they were lathiched. In which about a dozen patwaris came to the beats. He said that this movement will continue uninterrupted until their demands are not met.
On the other hand, the Asha Workers are also demonstrating their demands on a part of the Shaheed Smarak. Under the banner of Rajasthan Asha Sahyogini Sangh, Asha Sahyoginis are demanding increase in minimum honorarium.
A supporter of Patwari’s union has shared a video of the Patwari movement on February 15, which you can see here-
Our rage continues even in the cold of night I request all of you to support us, today we are fighting for the truth and we are facing many problems in this battle of truth, we face