Ram Goal Yadav of Samajwadi Party addressed the gathering. He assured that his party will oppose the proposed bill for reservation in promotions. Samajwadi Party is not against reservation but against reservation in promotions. This will derail the progress of country and may put the country once again pitting one community against other.
The meeting unanimously passed a resolution that all employees will boycott work on August 22 if the proposed bill is tabled in Parliament. The employees will protest at all district headquarters on August 22.
Various speakers said that the Government should stop the politics of votes. The merit must prevail in the services of country. The Government should refrain from poisoning the society. If Government goes ahead with its policy of divide and rule nationwide agitation will be lodged.
What was different this time though was that the rally in Delhi evolved from being a protest by a section of disgruntled employees to a movement with a broader base involving social organisations, business groups and caste units who extended their support to the cause.
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