Nationwide strike

on February 20, 21

State president of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions V.J.K. Nair has called upon labourers to participate in the nationwide strike on February 20 and 21. The strike has been called to urge for fixation of minimum wages for labourers in the unorganised sector at Rs. 10,000, abolition of contract labour system, rollback of FDI in retail brand, and against limiting supply of subsidised LPG cylinders to six per year.

He was speaking after inaugurating the 4th district-level CITU conference at Kunigal in Tumkur district on Saturday. — Staff Correspondent