Power Corporation employees held a protest rally to Shakti Bhawan in Lucknow on November 14 against PF Scam

The employees of UP Power Corporation Limited carried out a mega protest rally with their families to Shakti Bhawan in Lucknow on November 14. This protest was called against the provident fund scam in UP Power Corporation Limited. The protesters demanded immediate arrest of former chairman and other high level IAS officers who are involved in the alleged scam. Thousands of employees from across the state had participated in this protest march.

The UP Rajya Vidyut Karamchari Sangharsh Samiti had organized this agitation demanding action against officials and to protect their provident fund. The Samiti also got the support of other employee unions. Thousands of power employees had gathered at UPPCL field hostel and began their agitation at 11 am. The protesters staged a foot march all the way to Shakti Bhawan, the headquarters of UPPCL via Sikandrabad crossing and Ashok Marg. The protest march reached the destination around 1 pm following which demonstration was held outside Shakti Bhawan.

A heavy security deployment was arranged along the route of the proposed protest march. The protesters were seen carrying placards seeking justice from the state government. They also raised slogans against UPPCL management and appealed the government to fix the responsibility of Power Corporation in this issue. Major traffic disruptions were also witnessed due to mass public gathering during this rally.

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