On behalf of Centre of Indian Trade Unions, a memorandum was submitted to the Mayor of Siliguri Municipality, Ashok Bhattacharya, listing the problems that are being faced by the workers of the mid-day meal. A rally was also organized in the city before the memorandum was submitted to the Mayor.
The demand note mentioned that the workers of the mid-day meal must receive job security and to have a transparent and fair system of appointing workers.
The memorandum also requested the Municipality to look over the security of mid-day meal workers, necessary items for the kitchen and the development of the work place.
Apart from this, it was highlighted that the mid-day meal workers should receive health insurances as well.