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`Demands Day'

By Our Special Correspondent

HYDERABAD, AUG. 18. A massive dharna will be organised in the city on August 20 as part of the `National Demands Day,' the call for which has been given by various Central Trade Unions and employees federations/ associations.

An AITUC press release said more than 1,000 employees and workers would hold a daylong dharna at Indira Park. A memorandum on behalf of various organisations will be submitted to the Governor the same day. Similar dharnas will be held at the district headquarters and memoranda given to Collectors.

The main demands include re-examining the decision on maintaining the interest rate on EPF, GPF and PF, providing adequate budgetary allocations for extending social security to workers in the unorganised and agricultural sectors, scrapping the decision to enhance FDI in telecom, insurance and civil aviation sectors and revival of sick public sector units.

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