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All Manipur Mid-Day Meal Workers’ Union decries alleged dismissal threat to mid-day meal cooks, helpers

The union stated that no cooks or helpers can be dismissed or harassed based on whom he/she cast vote

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 16 May 2022, 9:46 pm

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The All Manipur Mid-Day Meal Workers’ Union has decried the alleged attempt by the workers of few MLAs to dismiss mid-day meal cooks and helpers for not casting votes in their favour in recently concluded 12th Manipur Assembly polls.

The union, in a statement, expressed dismay that such a threat is a gross violation of the rights of mid-day meal workers and the students, who are being given cooked nutritious meals by the workers.

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It further said that no cooks or helpers can be dismissed or harassed based on whom he/she cast vote.

Saying that it will push for taking action against authorities involved in dismissal of mid-day meal workers, the union stated that it will submit a memorandum to new Education Minister Th Basantakumar to address the plights of the cooks and helpers.

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First published:16 May 2022, 7:19 pm

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