At least 500,000 government workers are on strike to demand a pay rise, bringing British public life to a virtual standstill.

Daily digital news desk: Strikes in Great Britain to demand a wage increase. Several cities, including London, were virtually locked down for the entire day on Wednesday. Many schools are closed. The trains, the planes are late. Other services also stopped. Because the unions in that country have mobilized to demand a salary increase. They called a strike on Wednesday to finalize that demand. At least 50,000 government employees, bus and train drivers, teachers, non-teaching staff including people of different levels participated in this bandh.

Great Britain is facing a financial recession after Corona. The standard of living of our people has fallen due to the financial crisis. Faced with such a situation, they have moved to demand a salary increase. The demand is to improve the work environment. In recent months, workers in various sectors have gone on strike in phases. Due to which the daily life of the British has been shaken.

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An attempt has been made to put pressure on the British government. They announced a one-day strike. At least 5 lakh teachers, university workers, civil servants and train drivers joined the strike. Museums in Britain were also closed due to the strike. Because the workers there also joined the strike. Even then, if the government does not meet the demands, nurses and ambulance drivers will also join the strike next time, the unions warn.

The British did not have to face such a difficult situation for more than a decade. In the last 10 years there has not been such a big ban in that country. The last such strike was in 2011 in Great Britain. Problems arose between the government and the employees over service pensions. Approximately 1 million public sector workers went on strike that year.

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Although the British government claims, the wages of some workers have already been increased by 5 percent. But even that didn’t solve the problem. Because the financial crisis is increasing. Inflation has increased. As a result, it is not possible for them to live on this salary. And so around 5 lakh British government workers are taking to the streets to demand a pay rise.

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