Metro cleaners protest 50% cut in pay, lock station gate for 30 minutes
| Tuesday | 12th February, 2019
The housekeeping staff, though, have been protesting since January 21, demanded that an FIR be lodged against the private contractor for cutting down their salary.
They were led by Savita Sharma, a local activist.After some time, the protesters locked the main gate of the metro station for around half-an-hour.
They will have to spend a maximum of 15 days in jail as their bail bonds were rejected.
Asked about the quantum of punishment, he said the jail term could extend up to 15 days.PD Upadhyay, executive director at NMRC, said the housekeeping staff were employed with DMRC.
However, as the security personnel did not allow them to go inside, they sat outside the main gate.
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