Contractual employees of 104 ambulance services from all Kadapa district took out a protest rally and burnt an effigy of Health Minister Pithani Satyanarayana before the Collectorate on Thursday.

Contractual 104 Employees Union district president S. Raju demanded regularisation of their services and grant of Pay Revision Commission scales, PF and ESI facilities, and food allowance.

He wanted stoppage of outsourced appointments and paid maternity leave for women employees. TDP leaders S. Goverdhan Reddy and CITU leader A. Ramamohan expressed their support.

Agitation

The union leaders asserted that they would continue their agitation until their demands were met.