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NMMT WORKERS STRIKE FOR NO WAGES

nmmt-1More than 132 contract workers of NMMT went on a strike to protest against NMMT management and their contractors for not giving their wages on time. The contract workers of NMMT went on a one day strike to protest against the injustice done by the NMMT management, they said. The 132 workers are protesting against NMMT for delay in paying their wages. We spoke with the workers who spoke on the reason for their protest. The contract workers allege that NMMT management failed to provide them with timely wages. According to them, payments were delayed for over two months and this has been going on for many years. They further alleged that the contractor and NMMT management conspired against the contract workers due to which they were facing this problem. We also spoke with their contactor Sunil Kadam to know there side of the story who tossed the entire blame on the NMMT management. We also spoke with the General Manager of NMMT, Jitendra Papalkar who stated that even if NMMT did not pay the contractor for two months it was the responsibility of the contractor to fulfill the needs and wages of the workers. However, when NMTV News approached the contractor for the reason of delaying payments, the latter released the wages immediately. With cameraperson Roshan Hate, Sudhir Sharma for NMTV News.

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