30 May 2017 - CITU Foundation Day Observed

CITU Foundation Day was observed throughout the country with various programmes on 30 May 2017.

15th conference of CITU decided to conduct a month long campaign from 1st May to 30th May ( Day to Foundation Day) aiming at ideological development of our cadres and members. On the occasion of the centenary of Great October revolution, popular lectures/classes on ‘the journey of the working class from May Day demanding social justice to the Great October Revolution establishing the State for social justice’ at all levels of the organisation were organised up to the union committees. Workshops and general body meetings were organised at various levels on the task of the working class in the contemporary period.

In Hindi speaking states, a month long campaign was be organised on the issues of minimum wages, pension, implementation of labour laws etc from 1st to 30th May 2017 along with the campaign on October Revolution. In other states meetings, rallies etc were conducted at state/district/ divisional/ local/ factory levels.

As the culmination of the campaign, on 30 May, CITU foundation Day, mass rallies were organised at state level in Hindi speaking states.

In Delhi, a protest was organised in front of Shram Shakti Bhawan, Labour Ministry . M L Malkotia, Treasurer, CITU addressed the meeting. Later, a delegation met the Labour Secretary.
In Haryana, the demonstration was organised at district level. In Gurgaon, a 24 hour dharna was organised in front of the office of the labour commissioner from 29 May to 30 May.
In Punjab, state level rally was organised in Chandigarh. Usharani, Secretary CITU and President AIFAWH, Raghunath Singh, Secretary CITU addressed. Two OSDs of the Punjab CM came to the venue of the rally and received the memoradum and assured to consider the demands immediately and take effective steps.
In Chattisgarh also state level rally is organised in Raipur which is addressed by J S Majumdar, Vice President CITU. Massive rally was held in Shimla which was addressed by Kashmir Singh Thakur.
In Madhya Pradesh eight divisional rallies were organised. A K Padmanabhan, Vice President, CITU addressed the rally in Bhopal.

On the occasion, CITU flag was hoisted at BTR Bhawan, CITU head quarters, New Delhi by Swadesh Dev Roye, Secretary. Tapan Sen General Secretary spoke.

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