Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Village Servants Association has decided to intensify their 13-day old state-wide agitation from June 2, if the Government failed to hold talks with the leaders and tried to solve their problems.
This was announced at a media meet here today by Mr N Peddanna, President and Mr V Ramulu, General Secretary of the Association. They said the state executive committee has taken the decision to intensify the stir. They referred to the Revenue Minister Mr N Raghuveera Reddy’s call to the Association to give up the agitation and come for talks; and said that the issue would not be settled by such statements as the Government failed to implement the written assurances and agreements arrived at earlier on their demands.
The members of the association were demanding Rs. 5,000 salary per month, enhancement of D A From Rs.50 to Rs.100, implementation of medical scheme, filling up of vacant posts and regularization of the services of those who were appointed after 1994.
They said it was decided to burn the effigies of the State Government at Mandal centres on June 2, hold round table meet with political parties’ leaders on June 3, lay seize to Tahsildar offices on June 4, hold rallies along with their family members at Mandal Centres on June 6, mass begging at Mandal centres on June 7, tonsuring their heads on June 8, demonstrations at Collectorates on June 9m, lay seize to Collectorates on June 10 and lay seize to CCLA office on June 17. They called upon the members to make the programmes a success.