The Honorarium Is Done By One Department, The Government Is Increasing Five Hundred Rupees, The Government Is Adamant On The Written Agreement
Anganwadi workers blocked VIP road.
Anganwadi workers blocked the VIP road on Monday for their 10-point demands, including raising the minimum wage to Rs 18,000. During this, there was a jam from Eco Garden to Alambagh Nahariya and Bangla Bazar intersection. People were stuck in the jam for hours.
The protesters alleged that they got assurances many times but their demands were not being fulfilled. More than 2 thousand Anganwadi workers came out of the Eco Garden and started jamming the road. Anganwadi workers are demanding a minimum honorarium of Rs 18,000. Women employee leader Neerja Pandey said that they get less money than MNREGA. Whereas work is done by them for six departments. He told that even during Kovid, work was being taken from him. Told that I am getting 5500 rupees now. 6000 rupees will be available even after increasing the government. Whereas their demand is Rs 18000.
Demonstration since December 2
Anganwadi workers have been agitating since December 2. It was performed at Eco Garden on 27th December. The protest has been going on for a week but no one has come to meet them. In such a situation, the angry employees reached on the road. The police officers who reached the spot tried to convince them but they were not ready to clear the road without written assurance. It was alleged that the government only works to give assurances. The effect of the demonstration was such that the Kanpur-Lucknow highway was also jammed.