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70,000 Jharkhand policemen start agitation for seven-point demand

IANS  |  Ranchi 

Around 70,000 policemen in started their agitation with a seven-point demand, including the salary of 13 months in a year, from Tuesday.

"From Tuesday, we have started our phase-wise agitation and will work by wearing black ribbon with dress. If the does not consider our demand, we will sit on fast from February 20," said Police Association

"The policemen will move on four-day vacation from February 28," Singh added.

The three police organisations - Police Association (JPA), and - simultaneously launched the agitation on Tuesday.

The seven-point demand include 13 months salary in a year, implementation of the old pension scheme, relaxation in upper age limit in job provided on compensation ground, 25 per cent of the compensation amount to parents of the killed policemen, medical facilities like those provided to senior officials among others.

The associations have launched the agitation after their meeting with the on Monday failed to reach any consensus. However, the has agreed on some demands, including payment of 13 months' salaries in a year.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 15:12 IST
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