TMA workers suspend strike till Feb 12th

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CHITRAL: The staff of the Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) Lower Chitral on Wednesday announced to suspend their protest till February 12.

The workers had been protesting against non-payment of their salaries of the last four months. 

The Municipal Workers Federation in a statement said that they had been on a strike for the last one month and 14 days, but the government was not heeding to their demand to release their pays.

The employees had stopped work, locked the TMA offices and staged a sit-in at Atalighi bridge for many weeks.

Today, the protesters said that as the general elections were going to be held on February 8, the TMA protesting workers decided to ensure water supply to the town.

In order to ensure cleanliness and supply of clean drinking water to the residents during the election days, the TMA workers have postponed their strike. 

They said the workers will launch their protest again on February 13, 2024, till acceptance of their demand.

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