RAWALPINDI - The City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) has not paid salaries to 182 baildars (groundsmen) for the last 18 months, while their contracts are also going to expire on December 5.

According to sources, Chairman of the employees’ action committee, Liaquat and Secretary Riyaz Bhatti said that the Punjab government should set the example of good governance. They said if the employees did not get their pay even now, their entire families would suffer.

They demanded of the government to pay the salaries of the employees and extend their contracts or regularise their services otherwise the employees would start holding protest demonstrations from December 7.