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FREED BONDED LABOURERS SEEK TO CAST VOTE Thursday, 10 April 2014 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
FREED BONDED LABOURERS SEEK TO CAST VOTE
Thursday, 10 April 2014 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
The Dadan Goti Shramik Suraksha Manch on Tuesday submitted a five-point charter of demands to all the candidates belonging to the BJD, the Congress and the BJP seeking elections to the Assembly and Lok Sabha seats in Balangir, Bargarh and Nuapada districts.
Manch leaders Sudhanidhi Podh, Kartika Sabar and Laxmana Dip submitted the memorandum.The demands are immediate rehabilitation assistance for the freed bonded labourers as per the Bonded Labour System Abolition Act 1976, jobs to ensure livelihood of their families, Government land be provided to them free-of-cost, inclusion of their families in the BPL list and ensuring them of voting rights in the general elections.There are around 1,200 bonded labourers in the State who are yet to get their rehabilitation assistance, sources said.