Published: August 12, 2018 10:25:28 pm
Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday promised state government employees pay parity with their counterparts in Punjab, if Congress is voted to power after assembly elections next year.
Addressing a public meeting at the start of the fifth leg of his ‘Jankranti Yatra’ from Mahendragarh in south Haryana, Hooda said the issue has been close to the heart of Congress.
He said an announcement on bringing pay parity between government employees of Haryana and Punjab was made at a rally in Panipat in 2014. “We even got a cabinet approval, but the people of Haryana had voted for change before the decision could be implemented,” he said.
“The BJP government too had made a promise to…