Second Anniversary Of The Historic Farmers' Movement

The second anniversary of the historic farmers' movement was observed across the country on 26 November 2022, with powerful rallies and marches in all state capitals and many district headquarters under the joint banner of Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM). Farmers, supported by workers, students, youth, women and ordinary people, held massive protests and rallies in 25 state capitals, more than 300 district headquarters and numerous tehsil headquarters. In Punjab’s Mohali, more than 50,000 people joined the demonstration called by 31 farmers organisations.

CPIML Demands Immediate Withdrawal Of Suspension Order Against MCD Election Candidate Jitender Kumar

Jitender Kumar, a dalit sanitation worker contesting from Lado Sarai for MCD elections from CPI ML has received a show cause notice from his private employer asking him to explain why his job should not be terminated as he is contesting MCD polls. Rakshak the private contractor hired by JNU administration sent Jitender Kumar show cause notice yesterday i.e. 26th November.

Karnataka Sanitation Workers Demand Permanent Employment

A state-level conference of sanitation workers (powrakarmikas) was held on 06.11.2022 at Ambedkar Bhavan in Bangalore by the BBMP Pourakarmika Sangha, Karnataka Pragathipara Pourakarmika Sangha, Karnataka Pragathipara Tajya Sagisuva Vahana Chalakara Matthu Sahayakara Sangha (all affiliated with AICCTU), demanding that all powrakarmikas in the state be made permanent. Thousands of powrakarmikas participated in this convention.

Jammu District Conference of CPIML

Jammu district conference of CPIML was held on 13 November. Comrade Rajiv Dimri was the central observer of the conference. Comrade Nirdosh Uppal welcomed delegates and guests in the open session where he elaborated on the party's work in Jammu & Kashmir along with the national situation. Comrade Sukhdarshan Natt, central committee member, greeted the conference as a guest.

Scheme Workers’ Federation Holds Massive Protest at Parliament Street

More than 2000 scheme workers, backbone of India's health and social welfare schemes, including mid-day meal and community health services workers gathered at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on 21 November in protest against Modi government's attempts to trample their rights. They are demanding their labour rights, proper wages, rights and dignity.

Bonded labourers Freed in Tamilnadu

Inhuman forms of exploitation are quite rampant and indiscriminate in the industrially most developed districts of western region of Tamil Nadu. Employing migrant labourers and treating them as bonded and forced labour is common and widespread in the region. Lakhs and lakhs of migrant labourers, basically Dalits, tribals, young children and girls, are employed all over the region, not only in poultry farms but also in dying factories, spinning mills, powerloom and hosiery industries that are the dominant industries in the district.