Railway union members to oppose Debroy Commission report, protest on 25th

Ahmedabad (ADI):  J G Mahurkar, general secretary of Western Railway Mazdoor Sangh (WRMS), announced widespread protest against the recommendations of the Bibek Debroy Commission report on Indian Railways and said that the railway workers would not tolerate the sweeping changes. The union members would stage protests at various Divisional RM offices on June 25.

Talking to the media, Mahurkar said that a decade ago the Rakesh Mohan Committee report was tabled which was criticized and shelved. “The present government has brought back the same report in the new garb which is not at all in favour of the railway employees. The British had set up the entire railway system 150 years ago and since then railway employees got access to its hospitals, schools and amenities. With the recommendations, the government wants to strip the employees of all these benefits,” he said.

He added that they will burn the report copies and will force the government not to implement it keeping in mind the best interest railway employees.