The ten Central trade Unions jointly have strongly condemned the Essential Defence Services Ordinance 2021 issued by the Central government and demanded that it be withdrawn. According to the Ordinance those who goes on strike in Essential Defence services will be punished with imprisonment for one year and those who instigate will be punished by jail term for two years. The Ordinance is issued on the eve of the strike notice issued by the unions of the defence workers.

The government should withdraw the black ordinance.