The Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe LIC Employees Welfare Association has launched an agitation demanding the implementation of central office circulars on transfers and other grievances. A relay hunger strike began here on Thursday. Association general secretary Ch. Sobhan Kumar, in a press release, alleged that the Senior Divisional Manager was not implementing Circulars ZD/703/ASP/89, ZD/735/ASP/90. The circulars clearly stated that the SC/ST staff should be given preference while considering postings and promotions. While the circular was being followed with regard to promotions they were not being followed while considering transfers.