Nabha: MGNREGA labourers of Biradwal village raised their voices against panchayat secretary and members for the loopholes in the working system in the UPA’s flagship programme.

Labourers filed their complaint with BDPO through telephone. Kashmir Gadaia said, “Panchayat secretary and other members force them to work at poor place and used abusive language on them.”

Gadaia further stated that they will not work in this environment at any cost. APO, Amreek Singh ensured the workers of all possible assistances.

The MGNREGA is a job guarantee scheme, enacted by legislation. The scheme provides a legal guarantee for one hundred days of employment in every financial year to adult members of any rural household willing to do public work related unskilled manual work at the statutory minimum wage.

(JPN/Bureau)

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