Anglo-French volunteers stage demo in Pondy

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Pondicherry, Mar 24 (UNI) Volunteers of the Anglo-French textile mills all trade union protection committee led by AITUC leader V S Abishegam today took out a procession from Kamban Kalai Arangam to the Rajnivas and held a demonstration.

They were demanding, among other things, provision of jobs to the wards of the employees, who died on compassionate grounds and to the wards of all employees, who opted VRS and also those who had completed their training in the mill.

They submitted a memorandum listing their demands to the Lt Governor's secretariate.

Meanwhile, the joint action committee for protection of the Ossudu lake staged a demonstration in front of the new bus stand here to protest against the Pondicherry Planning Authority granting permission for the setting up of a private medical college near the Ossudu lake and demanding it's withdrawal.


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