They’ve launched a starvation strike.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday evening made an impromptu go to to PSC rank holders’ agitation venue in entrance of the Secretariat.
His go to appears to have thrust the month-old agitation for placement into the nationwide limelight. Mr. Gandhi interacted with protesters who had commenced a starvation strike from Monday.
They informed him that the federal government was but to provide any assurance concerning their placement prospects. Chief of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala stated the federal government had repeatedly refused to have interaction the youth in talks.
It had despatched officers as an alternative. Furthermore, Ministers had resorted to vindictive and individualised criticism towards some rank holders who had gone to satisfy them personally.
Mr. Gandhi stated he wished to satisfy the youth after Mr. Chennithala appraised him of the agitation. The PSC rank holders stated two authorities officers had engaged them in talks. Their assurances have been primarily off the report. The political government had deemed their protest as politically motivated.
The protesters embody these on the rank record for appointment to posts of last-grade staff and civil cops. Nationwide video games medal winners have been additionally protesting in entrance of the Secretariat to press their demand for presidency jobs.
Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, AICC normal secretary Ok.C. Venugopal and Shashi Tharoor, MP, accompanied Mr. Gandhi to the agitation venue.