PCS officers’ association meeting with CM fails to break ice; stand off to continue
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
Today a delegation of PCS officers association met the chief minister of Punjab Bahgwant Singh Mann, on the first day of their mass casual leave.
On this the association spokesperson said “apropos the meeting with the Chief Minister Punjab today, we would at the outset like to thank him for the very patient hearing that he gave the delegation of the Punjab Civil Service Officers Association. Never has the Chief Minister of the state shown such empathy towards the members of the cadre for their genuine demands. “
However, the situation is such that the Association finds itself constrained to request the Chief Minister to act in the matter to:
- Ensure that Narinder Singh Dhaliwal is released from custody
- FIR is registered against the officers of the Vigilance Bureau who framed Tarsem Chand PCS and that they are immediately arrested and placed under
- A concrete undertaking that SOP in matters of enquiries and registration of FIR’s would be prepared within a week and also a review of all Enquiries lodged by the Vigilance Bureau against all government officers irrespective of
- A timeline regarding cancellation/quashing of the FIR against Narinder Singh Dhaliwal be
The association spokesperson added that “it is now within the powers of the government to decide as to the date on which the PCS officers come back to their duties.”
Confirming the same, Pooja Sayal, vice president of the association said ” yes, as of now the strike to remain continue.”
PCS officers’ association meeting with CM fails to break ice; stand off to continue. On the other hand, Punjab revenue officers, Punjab Transport department officers, dc office staff and other officers, staff have announced their support to the agitating Punjab civil services (PCS) officers.
IAS officers had also register their resentment with the chief secretary over the registration of vigilance case against IAS officer Neelima in a hurried manner and without following the standard operation procedure (SOP)
As per available information all Tehsildars, Naib Tehsildars,sub-registrars, joint registrars, deputy commissioner office staff Secy RTAs, transport department officers, staff has also announced their support and are participating in the strike.
With the announcement of mass casual leave by the PCS officers, revenue, dc staff, transport department officers and staff of the state government, the government has come to a standstill.