Chandigarh, April 27, 2011: Relay hunger strike started by The Tribune Employees Union entered its 20th day today. The three members of the union led by Executive Members Mr. Lalit Goyal, Mr. Gopal Chand and Mr. Raju will remain on hunger strike for 24 hours from Wednesday. Dharna (sit in protest) of the union also entered in 28th day today.
Earlier, the three members of the union led by Vice President Mr. Karamvir, Organising/Propaganda Secretary Mr. Rajesh Kumar Sharma and Mr. Omvir Singh were on 24-hours hunger strike from Tuesday morning. It is pertinent to mention here that the union has demanded an independent probe in to corrupt practices in The Tribune, action against head administration Mr. MPS Kahlon for misbehavior with woman journalists and revoking suspension union leaders, executive members and active members of the union.The rally of April 26, 2011 was a big success despite of imposition of Section 144 of Cr.PC in Sectors 29, 31 and Industrial Area Phase 1 and 2 for one day. The Tribune Employees union thanks each and every organization who have come to attend the rally and supported the Union.