Rail gate keepers to strike from midnight today

Rail gate keepers to strike from midnight today

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The All Island unsafe Rail Gate Keepers Association says that they will launch a continuous strike from midnight today. They said that they would launch the strike as the Government so far did not give the 5,000 rupee salary increment as promised. The All Island Unsafe Rail Gate Keepers Association launched a strike in an earlier occasion as well. As a response the Government agreed to grant them a salary increment. They said that the promised salary has not been given so far. Railway General Manager B.A.P. Ariyaratne said that legal action would be taken against the gate keepers, if an accident occurs during the protest in an unsafe location.