It’s a rare does of good news for around 4 lakh state government employees. Courtesy Dispur. But in the run up to the Lok Sabha polls.
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday agreed to release arrear amounts for six months to the employees, obviously, to woo them before the polls.
The decision was announced during Gogoi’s meeting with the Sadou Asom Karmachari Parishad members at Koinadhara in the evening.
The state government employees body has been demanding arrear amounts for 33 months. But Gogoi ultimately agreed to release arrears of 6 months. Other amounts would be released in a phase manner after the Lok Sabha polls.