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Bisi-Oota workers stage 'Vidhana Soudha chalo' for minimum wage

DH News Serivce, Bengaluru, Feb 8 2018, 14:02 IST
Members of Karnataka State Akshara Dasooha bisi oota tayarakar workers protest by sleeping on the road infront of the freedom park for their hike in salry in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Photo Srikanta Sharma R.

Members of Karnataka State Akshara Dasooha bisi oota tayarakar workers protest by sleeping on the road infront of the freedom park for their hike in salry in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Photo Srikanta Sharma R.

Demanding implementation of minimum wages, the 'bisi-oota' workers staged a massive 'Vidhana Soudha chalo' protest in the city on Thursday morning.

Under the leadership of the Karnataka Rajya Akshara Dasoha Association, over 1,000 bisi-oota workers began their procession at the Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station and marched to Vidhana Soudha via Anand Rao circle flyover.

They cried out slogans against the state and central governments which have failed to fix a minimum wage for bisi-oota workers.

They are expected to continue their protest by means a dharna at the Freedom Park for three days, under the leadership of the Federation of Karnataka Rajya Akshara Dasoha Employees' Associations.

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