Two-day strike by JK EJAC from May 5

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Srinagar, May 4: The Jammu and Kashmir Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) has called for a two-day strike from tomorrow, when Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, his cabinet colleagues and other will reopen offices in the summer capital.

The strike was called by the EJAC in support of their demands which included raising retirement age from 58 to 60 years, five working days per week in all the government offices, regularisation of all daily wagers and adhoc employees and medi-claim for all.

The strike is also against the government's failure to control the price rise of essential commodities, a spokesman of the EJAC said.

The strike was supported by a number of trade unions.

Spokesman said the employees will stay away from work and hold demonstrations at different places, including near the civil secretariat, seat of the government.


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