Himachal Pradesh: Second Day of Rozgar Sangharsh Yatra, protests over unemployment
13 September, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava
In the Himachal Pradesh district of Kangra, thousands protest the state's rising unemployment rate.
In the Himachal Pradesh district of Kangra, thousands protest the state’s rising unemployment rate.
On the second day of the Rozgar Sangharsh Yatra, protesters marched through the streets of the district’s Nurpur, Indora, and Jawali constituency.
Demonstrators urged the present BJP government to avoid tampering with the next generation’s future.
In the protest for the Congress’s right to employment, almost 5,000 people painted the whole district in the yatra that passed through Kangra and Chamba. Top Congress leaders like Kuldeep Singh Pathania, Neeraj Nayar, Surinder Bhardwaj, Amit Bharmouri, Jagdish Handa, Kartar Singh Thakur, Surjit Bharmouri, Sunabh Pathania participated in this protests.
However, in Chamba, there was a lavish greeting next to the police station. A large crowd gathered to welcome. Right to Live and Right to Employment were fervently chanted on this occasion.
National secretary of the Congress and in-charge of travel, RS Bali addressed the media in Chamba, where he claimed that Congress government will create 5 lakh employment, provide the state with a starting money of 680 crores, and fill all open positions.
According to RS Bali, AICC Secretary if Congress wins the state of Himachal, and organiser of the Rozgar Sangharsh Yatra, they would create 5 lakh employment.
He also slammed the BJP government, accusing it of betraying the people and of crushing the aspirations and ambitions of millions of students by enacting anti-student laws like Agniveer.
He further went on to say that the educational system is appalling. This administration simply cares about raising revenue; by demonetisation and now taxing vasooli, they have already robbed the nation.
Speaking specifically about the government, RS Bali claimed that this tyrannical administration worked to deceive people under the guise of growth. He further said that every brick used in the construction of the nation and each state has the name of the Congress party.