KARNATAKA

Government employees stage protest

Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: Members of the Akhila Karnataka State Government Employees’ Federation staged a protest here on Thursday demanding the Centre check rise in prices of essential commodities and withdraw the decision to privatise the pension scheme of government employees.

Over 100 employees of the State Government took part in the protest. Addressing the protesters, federation president U.D. Narasimhaiah urged the Centre to control and bring down rise in the prices of essential commodities and petroleum products and to withdraw the decision to privatise pension scheme, banking reforms and increase FDI in insurance industry.

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