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Protesters asked for job letter, climbed on Patiala’s water tank. Ludhiana News – Times of India

Patiala : Demand letter for job on the post of constable Punjab PoliceAround 30 youths who were shortlisted for jobs but kept on waiting list in 2016, climbed a water tank on Tuesday to protest the state government’s failure to give them jobs. Some of the protesters also carried bottles full of petrol with them.
The protesters claimed that they have been protesting for almost five years to get their appointment letters. He said that in the SAD-BJP government Punjab In 2016, the recruitment process was completed for 7,416 posts of constable. While 5,581 were given the joining letter, 1,835 were put on the waiting list.
Navdeep Singh, one of the protesters, said, “With the change of government in 2017 our recruitment got delayed. During the rule of the previous government, we were shortlisted for the post.
However, 1,835 were kept on the waiting list. Later in 2017, over 300 recruited constables were fired because their recruitment was done on the basis of fake SC/BC certificate. We are demanding that job letters be given to all the shortlisted candidates who have been placed in the waiting list since 2016.
The government has failed to pay any heed to our demands, so more than 30 protesters climbed the water tank on Pasi Road. Patiala for an indefinite period.”

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