The government abolished the duty of 16590 home guards from January 1, including 300 homeguards from Bareilly. On Friday, under the aegis of the UP Home Guards Unpaid Officers and Employees Association, the Home Guards performed at the Collectorate Gate and handed over the memorandum addressed to the Chief Minister to ACM Rohit Yadav. He said that if the duty of these home guards is not imposed, then from January 10, they will start a hunger strike.
Uttar Pradesh Home Guards Unpaid Officers and Employees Association’s State Vice President Arjun Singh said that 2900 home guards in 29 companies have been doing duty for the last several years to maintain their families. The government has removed 16590 home guards from duty from January 1. These also include 300 homeguards from Bareilly. He said that if 300 home guards removed from Bareilly are not taken on duty again, they will start a hunger strike from 10 January in Damodar Park. About 50 home guards were present on this occasion, including District President Gurupale Singh, Sukhvir Singh, DC Verma, Ramkumar.