Safai karamcharis request that the civic authority make their positions permanent.

Workers say they have been demanding that the sweepers and sewer cleaners be permanent for a long time now . The civic body invited them to meet with the MC commissioner, but she was unable to arrive at the meeting site .

On Thursday, members of the safai karamchari sangharsh committee gathered in the Zone D office of the municipal corporation (MC), in Sarabha Nagar, to protest the MC for dismissing the needs of workers, especially the class four.The civic body invited them to meet with the MC commissioner, but she was unable to arrive at the meeting site.Protestors argued that if the MC commissioner had no time to listen to the concerns of staff, she should not have scheduled a meeting.The MC ccommissioner was however escorted to a meeting in Chandigarh, which came up unexpectedly.

Yet those who work on a contract basis are not regularized but until date, according to the municipal corporation of Amritsar, where letters have already been issued to employees, making them permanent.MC safai karamcharis, in an attempt to underscore this point, announced that they would stage a protest outside the zone A headquarters on Thursday.Last week, a demonstration was held and the workers were paid, but other demands were also on hold, according to reports.