Old Pension Scheme: Lakhs of government employees from more than 20 states gathered at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi on Sunday (October 1) demanding the old pension scheme.
Lakhs of government employees from more than 20 states have gathered at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan on Sunday (October 1) demanding OPS (Old Pension Scheme). At present, the old pension scheme is applicable in 5 states of the country which include Congress ruled Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Himachal and Grand Alliance government Jharkhand. OPS is also implemented in Punjab in 2022. Congress party is also demanding to bring it back. In this series, Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda has given his support to this movement of employees.
Deependra Singh Hooda supported the employees
MP Deependra Singh Hooda said that he fully supports this movement of the employees. He said that OPS is the right of the employees, the demands of the employees are legitimate, and the government should implement it. Hooda posted a video of lakhs of employees protesting at Ramlila Maidan on social media OPS is the right of the employees, the demands of the employees are legitimate. The government should accept these and implement OPS. If Congress government is formed in Haryana, we will fulfill the demands of the employees and implement OPS immediately.
Employees movement in Ramlila Maidan
Let us tell you, Ramlila Maidan of Delhi is packed at this time. Organizations associated with the National Movement for Old Pension Scheme have participated in this rally. Delhi Police has not given permission to set up tents in the ground, yet a large number of its employees have come to take part in the rally. The demand for caste census and old pension scheme has become a major issue in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Lakhs of farmers and employees are demanding the restoration of the old pension scheme of the Modi government.