Consistent struggles by ASHA and mid-day meal workers in Uttar Pradesh have secured victory in terms of clearing various pending dues
The ASHA workers of Uttar Pradesh are in a continuous struggle for their rights under the leadership of the Uttar Pradesh ASHA Workers Union (affiliated to AICCTU) since the all India strike by scheme workers in September, 2021. The organisation has spread far and wide, across the state, since then.
Brutal Violence Against ASHA Workers of Uttar Pradesh For Submitting a Memorandum to the CM Yogi Adityanath
When the ASHA workers of Uttar Pradesh tried to submit their memorandum of demands to the CM Yogi Adityanath when he came for a program in Shahjahanpur on 9th November, the police not only stopped them from submitting the memorandum, but also brutally attacked them. One of the ASHA workers, Punam Pandey’s hand was broken, was stamped under the boot and was also attacked in the genitals. After physically assaulting the workers, the police filed cases against ASHA workers themselves.