Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May Day in Jammu Kashmir

In reference to the planet could Day, functions, rallies and protests were held here these days. Daily wagers, workers, Anganwadi staff and helpers and labourers raised protest in support of their demands. They impressed upon the State Government to satisfy their demands.

Addressing a rally at Regal Chowk, Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), state President and MLA Kulgam, Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami said that the operating category continues to suffer within the trendy times. He said the operating category has been subjected to differing types of ill-treatment at the operating place. 

Tarigami said the woes of labourers, who are engineers of economic prosperity, are on the rise. He underlined the need for wider unity among the operating folks for reversing the disastrous neo liberal economic policies. He said there's no space for any illusion, adding that solely united struggle of the toilers will force the govt. and employers to concede the real demands of the operating folks.

Tarigami wasn't allowed to require out a protest rally from Sher-i-Kashmir park and stopped by the police close to the Regal Chowk whereas heading towards the most areas of the town centre.

Meanwhile, thousands of Anganwadi staff and helpers, ASHA staff, PDD daily wagers, Horticulture Non-Gazatted workers Union, Agriculture daily wagers and casual staff union, Kishan Ganga Power Project, floriculture casual labourers union, SKICC workers union, Aircel Land Ousters and Security Guards staff Union', Jammu and Kashmir medical and Sales Representatives Association gathered at Sher-i-Kashmir to watch 'May Day. 

The protesters were carrying banners, placards and shouting slogans demanding concrete measures to contain price-rise, creation of employment, strict enforcement of basic labour laws, social security for toilers, abolition of contractual operating system, change of Minimum Wages Act and fixation of statutory minimum wage of not but Rs ten,000 per month and pension for all.

Addressing a could Day rally organized by Jammu and Kashmir Coordination Committee of Trade Unions (JKCCTU), Mohammad Maqbool President, JKCCTU said that anti-working policies are being dictated by the imperialist finance capital. He said this has created an enormous gap between the poor and also the wealthy.

"The sky rocketing of the costs, rising unemployment and corruption at high places have created the lives of operating category folks miserable. Policies of outsourcing, privatization and casualization of jobs have created matters worse and there's no one who would explore this side of the exploitation of the operating category," said Maqbool.

Rallies were additionally organized by Mazdoor Union, Jammu and Kashmir Trade Union Centre and Casual staff Association of SKIMS-Bemina in reference to the planet could Day. many labourers from across the valley participated in these rallies.

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