Troubled by the dilapidated railway quarters, ECRKU staged a sit-in in front of the Assistant Divisional Engineer's office
A huge sit-in demonstration was organized on behalf of the East Central Railway Employees Union branch in front of the Assistant Divisional Engineer's office on Thursday. It was presided over by ECRKU President Madhur Lal Mandal and Vice President Operations Ajit Kumar Srivastava. Railway workers said that in the name of repairing the railway quarters, there has been a ruckus. Irregularities in the maintenance of railway colonies were being told by the employees for the last several years through the work of the Senior Branch Engineer working under the Assistant Divisional Engineer Gaya. But he always remained detached towards his work and got the work done wherever he sent Group D staff. Keep getting it inspected and the bill got passed.
The work of the employees was negligible in the quarters. During the rainy season, water leaks from the roofs, overflow water from the water tank falls into the house itself, there is no proper arrangement of drains and drainage of water, the floor remains broken. Windows and doors being in very pathetic condition etc. ECRKU office has always been received by Railway employees. Seeing the union's letter not having any effect on the IOW, a sit-in was held.
Mithilesh Kumar, working president of Hajipur, ECRKU, said that the office of the Assistant Divisional Engineer has always been doing repairs, maintenance of railway colonies and cuts in the facilities of the employees. Due to which the employees knocked on the door of the union. Despite the efforts of the union, when the work was not done properly, a memorandum was submitted to the Assistant Divisional Engineer after organizing a sit-in demonstration. Which was in the name of Divisional Railway Manager DDU. Along with this, a copy was also given to the Assistant Divisional Engineer for taking cognizance of various problems.
The Assistant Divisional Engineer assured the union officials and railway employees that soon all the problems would be resolved and the work would be visible on the ground and there would be no chance of complaint. On this occasion Mukesh Singh, Santosh Kumar, Rajan Kumar Sinha, Manoj Kumar, Sudhir Kumar, Rahul Kumar, Vijay, Rajiv, Vinod, AK Ojha, RK Awasthi, Rajiv, Ramesh Prasad, Sujit, Jitendra, DK Singh, RK Yadav, women Apart from Munni, Nitya Bharti, Manju, Savita, Neetu, Basanti, about two hundred railway employees and their families were present from the branch.