TAMIL NADU

Pondicherry Workers Association defers stir plan

PONDICHERRY, JAN. 19. The fast proposed by members of the Pondicherry State Forest Department Daily Wage Paid Workers Association on January 22 has been deferred, according to the secretary of the Association, R. Saravanan.

In a communication today a delegation of office- bearers of the Central Federation of Employees Associations comprising held talks with the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, on the workers' demands.

The Chief Minister is said to have assured them that their demands would be considered favourably.

Following this, the agitation has been deferred for the time being, Mr. Saravanan said.

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