Indian government workers stage massive strike

Over 1,300,000 central government workers throughout India staged a one day strike on the 16th of March, over the ongoing non-implementation of previous agreements, see photos of rallies and demonstrations. Specifically, workers are demanding that pay rises agreed by the 7th Pay Commission be implemented, that contracting of work be terminated, and for casual and temporary workers to be made permanent. The workers have promised further actions if their demands are not met.