While being aggrieved with undue retrenchment the contractual sanitary workers of Public Health Department (PHD), Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) were staging indefinite hunger strike for three days at Hospital Square in Sector-9, Bhilai. The authorities from District Labour Department assured to look into the matter and sort out the issue at the earliest. According to the information, as many as 21 retrenched contractual sanitary workers, including fifteen women six men and a trade union office-bearer from Hindustan Ispat Theka Shramik Union were staging indefinite hunger strike for three days. As there were no measures to reinstate the sanitary workers were staging hunger strike for three days while pressing demands for reinstating them and full wages payment. Yogesh Soni, General Secretary, Hindustan Ispat Theka Shramik Union (CITU), sitting on indefinite hunger strike with these sanitary workers informed that the district administration and labour department authorities were merely giving them assurance regarding immediate measures to resolve the issue at the earliest. He also informed that the police officials and personnel from police station concerned recorded names of striking workers and leaders. He also added that they would continue to stage strike until fulfillment of demands. The contractual sanitary workers along with the trade union leader are staging strike to protest and for checking the alleged malpractices of showing full wages payment through bank accounts and later compelling them for returning certain amount. The trade unions and organisations supporting the strike are State Congress Wing, Loktantri Ispat Majdoor Union, Hindustan Steel Employees Union (CITU) and AITUC and AICCTU. R K Pradhan, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Durg assured to look into the matter.