Bhubaneswar: Protesting against the non-fulfillment of their demands for a long time Odisha Police, Havildar, Constable and Sepoy Mahasangha organised a black badge protest across the state, Thursday.
A large number of policemen in the Capital city were seen wearing black badges while going about their normal chores. The body has threatened that its members will go on mass casual leave Friday if the matter is not addressed quickly.
The association’s demands include, 13th-month compensatory allowance at par with the monthly salary, increase in special diet, mobility and washing allowances, health insurance to havildars, constables and sepoys and abolition of contractual employment.
The Mahasangha has the support of the Odisha Police Service Association and Odisha Police Association.