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Monday, September 15, 2014
19th September Importance
Strike by the Central Government employees and the Railwaymen took place on 19th September, 1968. Against the Government’s refusal to refer the demands of the Central Government employees for arbitration as provided for in the JCM Scheme & also had gone on strike demanding 100% neutralization of increase in cost of living index and automatic payment of DA. The strike finally yielded result in the form of recommendation of 3rd CPC.
In this strike 48,000 Central Government employees were served with notices of termination of service, Against this massive victimization, the leaders of the Central Government employees, including the General Secretary of the AIRF, went on an indefinite fast in front of the Parliament in New Delhi. The Government of India was forced to withdraw the discharge notices and consequently all the discharged employees were reinstated in service.