BAHAWALNAGAR, May 31: Score of lady health workers (LHWs) besieged deputy commissioner’s (DC’s) office on May 30 in protest at the registration of a case against 800 health workers and suspension of 14 of them, including seven health supervisors.
Lady health workers from across Punjab arrived in Bahawalnagar to participate in the protest on the call of Health Workers Union (LWU) Punjab president Rukhsana Anwar. They set up camps outside the DC office
On the occasion, LWU district president Afia Jabeen alleged that no work could be done at the deputy commissioner’s office without giving bribe to his staff to complete the release of their pending salaries.
She urged the administration to pay their pending salaries, cancel the FIR against health workers and restore the suspended ones.