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Refrain from strikes during election period: EC tells TUs

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The Elections Commission has requested all government servants including semi-government servants to refrain from indefinite strikes as trade union action during the presidential election period.

It said in a statement that such strikes would hinder the activities of the presidential election.

The Commission also requested the railway trade unions to suspend their ongoing trade union action.


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  • Marcian Christopher Monday, 07 October 2019 11:04 AM

    Good suggestion and a relief for railway commuters. How soon? What our government and the ministers so far have failed to do. Or is it they are not bothered about the poor commuters?

    DillonDP Monday, 07 October 2019 01:52 PM

    ha ha ha well i think they should infact strike on these days... oh i forget they were instigated by vested parties. so EC cheif dont worry, if in fact they would indeed provide additional service than strikes


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