'Find solution to labourers’ problem'

'Find solution to labourers’ problem'

Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council Kota Srinivas Poojary speaks to protesting labourers outside cashew factory in Shaktinagar on Sunday.

Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Kota Srinivas Poojary met the labourers of a cashew factory, who have been protesting outside the factory for the past several days, at Shaktinagar.

The workers have been demanding implementation of revised minimum wages from April 1, 2018.

He said, “I have spoken to Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil on the demands of the labourers and have asked the officials from labour department along with Deptuy Commissioner to visit the spot on Monday to find a solution to the problem. The deputy commissioner has responded positively.”

Labour leader Meenakshi said, “Even after eight days of protest, the owners have not come forward to hold a dialogue. Several women had been staging a protest.”