Demonstration of ‘Yubashree’ in Calcutta demanding ‘No allowance, I want a job’

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Even after 7 years, no one has got a job yet. On the contrary, the administration has stopped the allowances of many young job seekers due to various reasons.

Demonstration in Kolkata demanding jobs, not allowances, registered job seekers of Yubashree project They demonstrated on Bentinck Street on Thursday. The job seekers claim that if the state government does not provide jobs as promised, they will walk the path of a larger movement.

The members of the West Bengal Youth Employment Bank Employees Association claim that the Chief Minister, who launched the Yubashree project in 2013, said that 1 lakh registered youths would get an allowance of Rs 1,500 per month. Besides, they will be appointed to Group C and Group D vacancies of the state government. But even after 7 years, no one has got a job yet. On the contrary, the administration has stopped the allowances of many young job seekers due to various reasons.

Job seekers protested on Bentinck Street on Thursday, demanding jobs as promised by the state government. They also have a plan to give a memorandum to Labor Minister Malay Ghatak.

Candidates claim that 7 years have passed believing in the promise of the government. But the job did not match. They are not able to take care of the elderly parents at home. They want to earn by working, not allowance. So let the government keep its promise immediately.