August 19, 2022

Members of Pensioners Affiliation stage a protest in Ujjain on Tuesday | FP PHOTO

Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh): Only a day earlier than the polling for the Ujjain Municipal Company (UMC) elections, the Pensioners Affiliation opened a entrance in opposition to the Shivraj Singh Chouhan authorities. Expressing displeasure over getting 17 per cent much less DA than different state and Union authorities workers, the agitators introduced the usage of NOTA within the UMC elections. There are about 40 thousand pensioners of the State authorities in Ujjain district.

Pensioners are upset that they’re being given 17 per cent much less DA regardless of rising inflation. The pensioners shaped a human chain at Tower Chowk right here on Tuesday and raised slogans. They had been carrying placards with slogans of their arms which learn if no DA arrears, then no vote. Don’t embarrass us by asking for votes.

The Pensioners’ Affiliation president Arvind Singh Chandel knowledgeable that attributable to much less DA pensioners are discovering it troublesome to run their family within the age of rising inflation. Shivraj authorities will not be able to pay attention and remedy the issue of 4.50 lakh pensioners. It is going to be opposed by use of NOTA in municipal and panchayat elections. The mirror can be proven to the federal government within the meeting elections additionally, he warned.

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