MC officials went on pen down strike against BJP leader who abused Commissioner’s secretary

  • | Wednesday | 23rd September, 2020

Heavy police presence kept an eye on the protesting employees near the main gate. A handful of AAP workers too protested against the unruly behaviour of BJP leaders in front of the office.

Deadlock between Municipal Corporation officials and the BJP leaders in Chandigarh affected the day to day local public dealings in the civic body`s office for most of Wednesday

MC employees are protesting against the manhandling and abuse of MC commissioner`s secretary by a BJP leader on Tuesday. Demanding an apology from the BJP leader, MC officials were on pen-down strike on Wednesday.

Heavy police presence kept an eye on the protesting employees near the main gate. A handful of AAP workers too protested against the unruly behaviour of BJP leaders in front of the office.

Around 2 pm, employees` unions` leaders moved to the Sector 17 police station and demanded that an FIR be registered against BJP leader Gorav Goyal.

The issue pertains to the high voltage drama that unfolded in MC Commissioner’s office on Tuesday when some BJP leaders clashed with MC officials over a meeting with the civic body chief.

One of the members of the BJP delegation, Gorav Goyal, allegedly manhandled and abused the Commissioner’s secretary Jatin Saini when he asked them to wait for some time as the Commissioner was in a meeting.

In his complaint to the Sector 17 police station, SHO, Saini has written, “I was on duty and he obstructed me in my duty as well as manhandled me and used abusive language. He also threatened me of dire consequences and to remove me from service. It is requested to take appropriate legal action against Mr Goyal.”



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