The Municipal Workers Sangharsh Committee has prolonged its help to a few staff who have been suspended by municipal commissioner Pardeep Sabharwal on Wednesday for his or her alleged involvement in gas theft. The suspended staffers embody a chief sanitary inspector and two sanitary inspectors.
Through the union’s protest over non-fulfilment of long-pending calls for exterior MC headquarters on Friday, they handed over a memorandum to mayor Balkar Sandhu, during which in addition they sought roll again of the suspension orders.
Chairman of the union, Ashwani Sahota, stated, “The union has demanded that the suspension orders be revoked instantly. We imagine that these staff weren’t concerned within the gas theft.”
Sabharwal had ordered the suspension of chief sanitary inspector Jagtar Singh, and two sanitary inspectors, Gurinder Singh and Satinderjit Singh Bawa, on Wednesday after their position in gas theft was identified in an inquiry performed by MC joint commissioner Swati Tiwana.
The inquiry was marked on the suggestions of mayor Balkar Sandhu. The staff have been accused of getting gas allotted towards defunct tractors.
NGO seeks termination of staff
Whereas the workers’ union is demanding revocation of suspension orders, the members of an NGO, Yuva, staged a protest exterior the MC’s Zone-D workplace on Friday demanding termination of companies of those staff.
President of the NGO, Kumar Gaurav, stated that the workers are responsible of stealing gas and the civic physique ought to set an instance by terminating their companies in order that others don’t get entangled in these unlawful practices.
The MC staff steal gas and promote it off at decrease charges available in the market, alleged Gaurav.