The National Convention of Workers held at Mavlankar Hall, New Delhi, today, 30 March 2016, has called upon the entire workers to go on one day strike on 2 September 2016 on the demands raised by the Central Trade Unions and on which a strike has already been organised on 2 September last year.
The hall was packed to capacity and many delegates were sitting on the floor or standing. Convention was presided over by a presidium consisting of the President/Senior leader of all the central trade unions, including Coms. A.K.Padmanabhan ( CITU), Amarjeet Kaur (AITUC) and others. Dr. Sanjeeva Reddy (INTUC), Harbhajan Singh (HMS), Gurudas Dasgupta (AITUC), Tapan Sen(CITU) and other leaders addressed. All the speakers condemned the anti-worker policies of the central government and called upon the workers to unitedly to campaign against the same.
The Declaration adopted by the convention decided to organise similar conventions at state/District levels in June- July and Mass Dharna on 9th August 2016. It called upon the workers to organise a massive strike on 2 September 2016 with full participation.
Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri, Patron, Com.P.Abhimanyu, General Secretary and Com.Kuldeep Singh, Asst. Treasurer participated from BSNLEU.