Loco pilots of Waltair Division observed hunger fast on 4th August 2022 to stop attacks on rights and dignity of running staff


Report received from Com. A Bholanath, Divisional Secretary, All India Loco Running Staff Association (AILRSA), Waltair (WAT)


AILRSA/WAT organised 12 hours Hunger Fast Programme in front of DRM/WAT Office from 06:00 hours to 18:00 hours on 4th Aug 2022. Many running staff joined in the Hunger Fast Program at DRM/WAT office. ECoRSU leaders, CITU and CGE & PSU leaders extended their support and addressed the gathering. In this programme all AILRSA branch, divisional and zonal leaders joined and gave their valuable speeches. Com. RKSV Kumar/ General Secretary/ CITU/VSKP, Com. V. Narshinga Rao/Divisional Co-ordinator/ECoRSU/WAT, Com. Verma/Branch Secretary/ DRS/VSKP/ECoRSU/WAT addressed the gathering. Com. Kumar Mangalam/ CGE&PSU/Co-Convenor addressed the gathering and gave lemon juice to break the Hunger Fast at 18:00 hours.

AILRSA/WAT delegation submitted a memorandum to the DRM/WAT, who assured to solve running staff grievances and responded positively.

At all running rooms of WAT division most of the running staff did not avail tiffin and lunch and joined in the Hunger Fast program at Running Rooms.

Similarly at the Training School at VSKP (MTDC) most of the trainees joined by wearing the “I am on Hunger Fast” badge and observed 12 hours Hunger Fast programme at the Training Centre.

The running staff who were on duty also joined the Hunger Fast Program by wearing “I am on Hunger Fast” badge and observed 12 hours Hunger Fast.

At KRPU, BCHL & RGDA of Waltair division the running Staff observed the 12 hours hunger fast and organised demonstration in front of Crew Lobbies of KRPU, BCHL & RGDA.

I heartfully thank all the running staff who joined in the 12 hours Hunger Fast Programme by any means. I whole heartedly thank the ECoRSU and CITU leaders who extended their support and made this programme success. I also thank the AILRSA leaders and cadre of VSKP, KRPU, BCHL & RGDA who put efforts to make the 12 hours Hunger Fast programme a success.

Yours Comradely




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