STATE TIMES NEWS LEH: CEC, LAHDC Jamyang Tsering Namgyal on Wednesday met the daily wagers of PHE who are on indefinite strike since last few days. Addressing the protesters, CEC informed that about the memorandum he has submitted to the Governor demanding payment of last 16 months wages to the daily wagers and permanent regularization of casual labours of PHE Division/PWD Circle, Leh among other issues of the district. He added that the Governor has issued an order from the concerned Commissioner Secretary office in their favour authorizing DC, Leh/CEO LAHDC, Leh to settle the issue as allowed by Finance Department. He said that as per the order the wages will be released soon as per provision in installments if not in one go. He said that the issue of permanent regularization of casual labours is also taken up personally by Governor with Chief Secretary and gave assurance to resolve the matter soon. Respecting the words of JTN the protesters called off the strike after the meeting.
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