TELANGANA

CITU warns of prolonged struggle on workers’ plight

The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), affiliated to Communist Party of India (Marxist), on Sunday warned the government of a prolonged struggle if the governments at the State and the Centre do not shun anti-worker policies. The trade union leaders gave a call to the worker community to be prepared to fight for their rights in the future.

CITU leaders were addressing a public meeting at Adilabad town after their Karmika Porubata bus yatra reached here in the afternoon. They had earlier addressed similar rallies in Mancherial, Kagaznagar and Utnoor and will be crossing over to Nizamabad in the night.

CITU State general secretary M. Saibabu accused the governments of pursuing anti-worker policies. He demanded a minimum wage of Rs. 15,000 to workers.

Among other demands made by the CITU were provision of EPF, ESI and bonus facility to workers, controlling industrial accidents, regularisation of contract workers and reopening of Sirpur Paper Mills etc.

CITU district general secretary D. Mallesn and CPI (M) State committee member Lanka Raghavulu also participated.



Trade union leaders gave a call to the worker community to be prepared to fight for their rights



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