Jharsuguda, December 3rd: As part of the state-wide agitation, the jail warders of Jharsuguda Sub Jail have been on strike since Monday for an unprecedented time. Previously the warders of Jharsuguda Sub Jail have been on strike since 29th November where they had worn a black batch as a sign of protest. But On Monday they had sat on the Hunger strike demanding of increase in their wages, marking them as Class C employee and to facilitate with all facilities.
The President of the Jharsuguda Warders Dhruva Kumar Pandey said that “If the government is unable to hike salaries of the warders, the least it can give all basic facilities and mark them as Class C Employee”. They have also said that if government won’t listen an fulfill their demands than they would continue with their agitation till the demands are fulfilled.
However the Jharsuguda Jailor K.M. Behera has said that they have already informed Jharsuguda Collector and Jharsuguda S.P. for providing an additional force for Sub Jail.
In this protest , Vikram Gochayat , Prem Sagar Nayak , Biren Lariya , Chaturbhuj sahoo , Gopubandhu , Ajit Kumar Babu , Rohit Ku. Das and Alias Julian Kande were also present in this protest.