Public Meeting at Mayabunder Bazaar by CITU

Port Blair, Dec 18: The  Centre of Indian Trade Unions orgnaised a public meeting at Mayabunder Bazar on 14.12.2019 evening. The public meeting was organized as part of the territory-wide campaign  being undertaken by the CITU to highlight the demands for the All India Strike on 8th January, 2020.

Addressing the public meeting, B. Chandrachoodan, General Secretary, CITU Andaman & Nicobar State Committee  came down  heavily on the BJP-led central government for purusing  the anti-working class policies.  He  said that the BJP government is committed to privatise almost all the public sector undertakings including public sector banks one by one.

He further said that the government is either repealing the existing pro-worker labour laws or bringing in new laws  to take away the benefits enjoyed by the working class in the country.  This is being done to please the corporate sector. He said that the  Daily Rated Mazdoors working in APWD are being put to unnecessary harassment by the authorities.

Addressing the  meeting, SP Kalairajan, Vice President of CITU State Committee  criticized the Administration for denying various rightful benefits to the workers working in various departments. BC Bhattacharjee, Vice President, CITU State Committee,  Shipra Bala, Secretary, CITU State Committee, Ramesh Pradhan, Vice President, Mayabunder Branch Committee of ASNVMS and Gopikulam also addressed the meeting.

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