Jamshedpur : In protest alleged anomalies more than 200 aspiring home guards staged a protest in front of the Chief Minister’s residence in Agrico under Sidhgora police station blocking the Agrico- Bhuiyandih Main Road on Monday morning.
The aspiring home guards, who were stopped from taking part in the physical test for recruitment of home guards under state police department from the Golmuri police line this morning protested.
They were not being able to produce residential certificate so they were not allowed.The long queues of vehicles extended up to Sitaramdera Bus Terminus creating hassles for commuters.
City DSP Animesh Naithani forced the agitators to remove their road blockade after about 30 minutes admitted of the problem.
“ As we got the news we rushed to the spot. They were agitating as they were not allowed to take part in the physical test as part of the recruitment process for home guards due to want of residential certificate. We forced them that they should approach the civil administration and sort out their issues rather than blocking the road,” said Animesh Naithany.
The protesters then went to district collectorate and staged a demonstration and on the directive of East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Amit Kumar they were given 10 days to submit their residential certificate.
“ We are aware of the agitation. The matter was discussed. On the directive of the deputy commissioner we allowed them 10-days period to submit their residential certificate on an undertaking after which they were allowed to take part in the physical test,“ said East Singhbhum ADC Sunil Kumar.
The ADC explained that they aspiring home guards had to produce residential certificate along with educational certificate (marksheet) and caste certificate (for those seeking reservation) for taking part in the physical test during the recruitment process.