To demand revocation of terminated Anganwadi workers
New Delhi, March 21 (Delhi Crown): The Delhi unit of the BJP will hold a protest in front of the Delhi Assembly on March 23 to highlight several woes of Delhi, including those related to Anganwadi workers who have been terminated from their services, announced Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta on Monday.
According to him, over 10,000 BJP workers along with eight party MLAs will the protest against the Kejriwal government that had terminated the services of Anganwadi workers for protesting outside the Delhi Chief Minister’s house.
He said that there are 11,000 Anganwadi workers and 11,000 Helpers (Sahayaks) who are indulged in important works like taking care of the pregnant ladies ensuring their Nutrition needs.
“We stand with the Anganwadi workers. We demand the revocation of their termination, and we also demand a hike in their salaries,” said Gupta while addressing media persons at Delhi BJP office.
Accompanying Gupta, Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Rambir Singh Bidhuri said that more than 990 Anganwadi workers had been terminated, with their only fault being protesting against CM Kejriwal outside his official residence.
Bidhuri also demanded a hike in the salaries of Vocational Teachers, Asha workers and other skilled workers.
Besides the protest on March 23, Bidhuri will also lead a party delegation to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to submit a memorandum enumerating the demands of the Delhi BJP concerning Anganwadi workers, Asha Workers, Vocational Teachers, water and power woes which the Delhiites were facing, etc.