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Electricity Amendment Bill: Power sector employees, engineers to hold 4-day ‘Satyagrah’ from Aug 3

Power sector employees and engineers will be holding a four-day ‘Satyagrah’ at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi from Tuesday against the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021.

On the call of National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees & Engineers (NCCOEEE), power employees will hold the ‘Satyagrah’ against the unilateral announcement of central government to pass the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, in current monsoon session of Parliament, All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) Chairman Shailendra Dubey said here.

He said power sector employees of the Northern region will participate on August 3, the Eastern and the North Eastern on August 4, the Western Region on August 5, and the Southern Region on August 6.

He said that they are agitating against the unilateral approach of the central government to rush through the Bill in Parliament.

Many provisions of Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021, are anti-people and anti-employee and if enacted it will have far reaching adverse consequences, he said.

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ET Energy World
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