Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pilot goes on hunger strike at Jantar Mantar against unemployment in Civil Aviation

New Delhi: Pilot Anurag Mishra has been on hunger strike from the past four days at Jantar Mantar, Delhi over the increased unemployment in the field of Aviation. Fighting on behalf of 7000 unemployed pilots as told by Prashant Tuteja. Anurag wrote to PMO as well as to Civil Aviation Minister, Pusapati Ashok Gajapathi Raju.
A five member committee consisting of Airline Captains have been formed by Anurag Mishra to propagate the protest.

Speaking on behalf of Anurag, Capt Prashant Tuteja, a member from the committee tells ABP News that Under Secretary of Home Ministry visited Anurag and requested to call off the hunger strike with a promise to take his demands seriously. Also, they were called by Civil Aviation Minister,  Ashok Gajapathi Raju at his office but minister’s OSD took the demands in writing but did not allowed to meet the minister.
24/09/15 Kaveri Varma/ABP Live
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