General strike: Opposition moves motion to discuss workers’ issues
As the two-working day standard strike identified as by the 10 Central Trade Unions (CTUs) commenced on Monday, the Opposition moved an adjournment movement in the Lok Sabha to explore troubles elevated by the employees, by suspending all other enterprise of the day. Senior Congress MP TN Prathapan, who moved the motion, claimed the standard strike reflects the despair and protest amongst workers towards the guidelines of the Narendra Modi Govt.
He mentioned Parliament would focus on the problems and needs of the personnel. Ten Central Trade and Labour unions are holding a two-working day nationwide strike. This strike is one particular of the largest nationwide strikes at any time witnessed. It reflects the desperation of persons in the country,” Prathapan mentioned.
He added that the strike raises some essential needs such as scrapping the Labour Codes, scrapping the Necessary Defence Companies Act, accepting the 6-stage charter of needs of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, and stopping privatisation in any kind and the Nationwide Monetisation Pipeline. “They have also demanded social welfare for all personnel in the informal and unorganised sectors, ASHA personnel, Anganwadi staff, etc. This nationwide strike shall be an eye-opener to the Federal government in the wake of inflation and gasoline price hike,” Prathapan reported.
March 28, 2022