Hyderabad: The former opposition chief Mohammed Ali Shabbir wrote a letter to chief minister Okay. Chandrashekar Rao to regularise the services of the staff of Makkah and Shahi mosques.
Mohammed Ali Shabbir condemned the choice to declare these workers as outsourced employees and demanded to revoke it.
The Department of Minority Welfare has issued a round to declared the services of the mentioned two mosques’ workers as outsourced with impact from March 31.
The round triggered a widespread disquiet among the many mentioned workers, their households and Muslims.
Mohammed Ali Shabbir in his open letter urged the TRS Government to withdraw the mentioned round forthwith. He charged the Government with doing injustice to the staff of each the historic mosques who’re diligently serving for a few years on meager salaries.
According to Mohammed Ali Shabbir, in case of their being declared as outsourced contract workers, they’d not get any enhance of their salaries and different advantages.
The state authorities not too long ago introduced a 30% fitment for presidency workers and elevated their retirement age from 58 to 61 however the identical authorities considers 30 workers of historic mosques as a burden on the exchequer.
The state authorities has ready guidelines for the staff of all massive temples and paying them salaries and different amenities at par with the federal government workers.
But surprisingly, the identical state authorities just isn’t exhibiting any curiosity in regularising services of town’s historic mosques.
“Khatib, Imam, and Moazzan are venerable positions and the government must abstain from their disrespect. The retirement age of these mosques’ employees is 65 years. They are entitled to 15 days of paid leave per year. Similarly, they are entitled to get Rs.3 lakhs at the time of their retirement. In case of their being declared as the outsourced staff they would lose all these facilities,” Mohammed Ali Shabbir mentioned.
“Increase the salaries of both the mosques’ employees and withdraw the circular declaring their services as outsourced and maintain the status quo in practice since 1976,” demanded Mohammed Ali Shabbir.