7th Pay Commission: Government employees take protest to streets; this is what they want
7th Pay Commission: The staff had proposed march to the Secretariat to pressurize the state government for their demands. However, the move was thwarted by police who detained as many as 7,500 protesters. Notably, there are about 12 lakh government employees and 7.42 lakh pensioners. It has been revealed that 70 per cent of the tax revenue of TN govt was spent on their salaries and pensions.