Bhopal, Oct 30 (UNI) Functioning of central government offices in Madhya Pradesh was badly affected following the nationwide strike by employees to press their demands.
Their demands, included making a provision for interim relief, revamping of the new pension scheme, lifting the ban on recruitment and contract appointments among others.
Several central government departments remained closed. In the state capital, a rally was taken out by the central government employees and later it was converted into a public meeting.
In a statement issued here today, Central Employees Coordination Committee's (Madhya Pradesh) General Secretary Yashwant Purohit claimed that the strike was total with income-tax department, central groundwater board, Central Geological Survey of India, Archaeological Survey of India and postal departments.