TAMIL NADU

Anganwadi workers observe fast

THANJAVUR: Anganwadi workers sat on a fast before Panagal Building here on Saturday in support of their demands. State president of the Tamil Nadu Government Anganwadi Workers Association Karuthamuthu inaugurated the fast. General secretary Sandana Mary and convenor Thilagavathi participated. The demands include payment of Rs. 500 to noon meal workers and Rs. 250 to assistants as announced by the Centre on April 1, 2008.

Arrears should be paid. Other demands include weekly holidays, summer holidays, pension and including them in 6 th Pay Commission.

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