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Pourakarmikas’ protest rally
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Pourakarmikas’ protest rally

Mysuru:  Karnataka State Pourakarmikas Mahasangha will take out a protest rally tomorrow (Sept.19) in city urging MCC to abolish contract labour system abiding by the government order. Addressing a press meet at Pathrakarthara Bhavan here yesterday, Mahasangha  President Narayan warned that the Pourakarmikas would boycott Dasara festivities if their demand was not fulfilled. He recalled…

Pourakarmika couple working with Madikeri CMC ends life
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Pourakarmika couple working with Madikeri CMC ends life

Madikeri:  A couple, who worked with Madikeri City Municipal Council (CMC) as Pourakarmikas, allegedly committed suicide at Madikeri. The deceased are identified as Satish (38) and Usha (29), and both hailed from Ambedkar Colony, Ashokapuram in Mysuru City. They were working with Madikeri CMC as Contract Pourakarmikas for the past eight years and were living…

Five Pourakarmikas in fray for MCC polls
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Five Pourakarmikas in fray for MCC polls

Mysuru: Pourakarmikas of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), who played a key role in the city getting the ‘Cleanest City’ tag for two successive terms, are now trying their hand in politics, with five of them contesting the Aug.31 MCC polls from different parties. Pooja is contesting on a BJP ticket from Ward 32 (Ghousianagar…

Eighty Pourakarmikas from Mysuru leave for Kodagu
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Eighty Pourakarmikas from Mysuru leave for Kodagu

MCC Pourakarmikas seen at work in one of the Relief Centres in Kodagu this morning. Mysuru:  Even as Kodagu continues to reel under the havoc caused by rain fury, over 80 Pourakarmikas (civic workers) from the city left for Kodagu yesterday to be part of rescue and relief operations going on there. MCC Commissioner K.H….

Pourakarmikas stage demo against burning of Constitution book copy
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Pourakarmikas stage demo against burning of Constitution book copy

Mysuru: Hundreds of Pourakarmikas, condemning the burning of a copy of the Constitution by miscreants in New Delhi recently, staged a demonstration in front of the Town Hall this morning. The Pourakarmikas, under the banner of Karnataka State City Corporations, CMCs and TMCs’ Pourakarmika Mahasangha, demanded the arrest of the culprits and urged the Government…

No ‘Breakfast Bhagya’ for Pourakarmikas yet
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No ‘Breakfast Bhagya’ for Pourakarmikas yet

Mysuru: The much-hyped ‘Upahara Bhagya’ (Breakfast scheme) mooted by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) a year ago to provide morning breakfast to 2,300 Pourakarmikas engaged in cleaning work is yet to take off owing to policy issues. The MCC had announced that it would start serving breakfast to Pourakarmikas from Feb. 2017. With cleanliness taking the…

‘Use machines while cleaning manhole’
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‘Use machines while cleaning manhole’

Natl. Safai Karmachari Commission Chief tells Pourakarmikas Mysuru: National Commission for Safai Karmacharis Chairman Manhar Valjibhai Zala has asked the Pourakarmikas to compulsorily use machines and other equipment while cleaning manholes. Zala held separate meetings with Pourakarmika leaders and officials from various Departments at the MCC Hall here on Thursday. Speaking at the meeting with…

Post PM Modi’s visit to city: Pourakarmikas, BJP activists, contract workers on a cleaning-spree
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Post PM Modi’s visit to city: Pourakarmikas, BJP activists, contract workers on a cleaning-spree

Mysuru: The sprawling Maharaja’s College Grounds where PM Modi addressed a mammoth gathering yesterday, wore a deserted look today with Pourakarmikas, BJP activists and contract workers who had constructed the stage and installed barricades along the route of PM’s convoy were busy cleaning the premises and removing the stage and barricades. The Maharaja’s College Ground…

Pourakarmikas appeal PM to provide them facilities
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Pourakarmikas appeal PM to provide them facilities

Mysuru: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mysuru today to take part in various programmes, the Mysuru Nagara Palike Pourakarmika Sangha has appealed the PM to provide basic amenities to Pourakarmikas, who are working overtime to ensure the success of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ launched by the NDA Government led by him. In a memorandum, the…

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