- The govt employees call an agitation for the implementation of 7th Pay Commission
- For this, they joined a mass casual leave and the offices were emptied
- This three-day agitation was called-off by them after CM sends warning of stern action
The Government Employees of Mizoram has recently called an agitation for the immediate implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendation. But this three-day agitation has been called off on the second day after the warning by the CM.
Employees called it as a delaying tactic
Mizoram government employees on Thursday called off their three-day agitation on the second day as the Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has send a serious warning to these employees.
As per the warning, CM said that a stern action will be taken against those who are disturbing the normalcy in the state and if they continue to agitate.
The agitation was called off on Thursday, the Federation said in a statement.
Officials said it was withdrawn after the chief minister warned that stern disciplinary action would be taken against the employees if they continue to inconvenience the people.
Spearheaded by the Federation of Mizoram Government Employees and Workers, state government employees took mass casual leaves since Wednesday, demanding immediate enhancement of salaries in accordance with the recommendations of the Centres seventh Pay Commission.
The functioning of the Mizoram government had come to a halt on Wednesday, the first day of the agitation, as all the employees stayed away from work.
The state government has set up a Pay Implementation Committee to look into the issue of salary enhancement and is waiting for its report and recommendation, said the state Finance Minister Lalsawta
Leaders of the Federation of Mizoram Government Employees and Workers, however, alleged that the government had formed the panel as a delaying tactic.