The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) on Monday said power engineers and employees will hold protest meetings on October 5, to lodge their protest against privatisation of the Varanasi discom sector. “Power sector engineers and employees will observe countrywide protest meetings on October 5 in support of Uttar Pradesh power employees who are protesting the privatisation of Varanasi discom sector,” V K Gupta, spokesperson of AIPEF, said in the statement.
This decision was taken in the virtual meeting of the National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees and Engineers (NCCOEEEE) held on Sunday. The meeting was chaired by Shalinder Dubey Chairman AIPEF.
The Uttar Pradesh government is processing the privatisation of Varanasi discom and the state’s power employees and engineers, who are already protesting the privatisation will start three-hour work boycott from September 29