Central Trade Unions Call for the Nationwide Strike During Budget Session

A National Convention of Workers held on 11 November in New Delhi has called for a two-day countrywide General Strike, dates to be declared later, as part of the “SAVE THE PEOPLE AND SAVE THE NATION” being conducted by central trade unions and all India Federations of workers and employees.

The unions has called upon the workers to take the message down to the masses through intense action programmes in the states and districts, factory gates to make the two days General Strike a massive success.

Police Raj in Bihar: Custodial Killing of Sanitation Worker in Samastipur

Sanitation worker Ramsewak Ram who was critically injured due to brutal police beating in Samastipur died on the morning of 5 November at PMCH Patna. As soon as news of the death spread, there was uproar in the District and allegations against the police were rife.

CPIML termed the death of the sanitation worker due to police beating a tight slap in the face of the government that boasts of 'sushasan'. CPIML District Secretary Prof Umesh Kumar called for 6 November a Protest Day against police killing.

Protests Against Ban on Strikes and Privatization of Ordnance Factories

Countrywide protests were organized on 23 July in response to the call given by trade unions against corporatization and privatization of defence sector and ordnance factories and revoking the ordinance banning strikes.

Protest demonstrations and rallies were held in all the states and major centers in the country. A joint protest rally was held in Patna by central trade unions AICCTU, AITUC, CITU, INTUC, AIUTUC and UTUC.

RAKCON Contract Karamchari Union Resolves to intensify Struggle

The recent victory of RAKCON contract workers marks a significant milestone in the midst of the COVID pandemic, the criminal negligence of the central government and anti-people laws being passed by Parliament. It is to be known that on February 1, 2021, about 40 contractual employees were fired from 'Rajkumari Amrit Kaur College of Nursing' located in Moolchand Hospital, Delhi without any notice. Since then, the employees were constantly struggling. All these employees were taken back to work in the first week of July.