(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
July 11, 2010
THE Bihar Prantiya Khetihar Mazdoor Union, an affiliate of the All India Agricultural Workers Union, held its seventh state conference at J K High School, Begusarai on June 29-30, 2010. The venue was named Jyoti Basu Nagar.
conference was preceded
by a public meeting on June 29 afternoon in the school compound.
heavy shower in the beginning, a large number of agricultural workers
participated in the rally and meeting. The unionís state president
Paswan presided over. AIAWU joint secretary Hannan Mollah was the chief
besides the unionís state general secretary Dinesh Kumar, Rajendra
CPI(M) state secretary Vijay Kant Thakur. Hannan Mollah explained the
faced by agricultural workers in the country in general and in
Vijay Kant Thakur explained the betrayal of the Nitish Kumar government which has failed to implement the land reforms and to register the sharecroppers as recommended by the Bandopadhyaya commission. He appealed for continuing the ongoing struggle for land reforms in the state.
The flag of the union was hoisted on June 29 afternoon by Hannan Mollah and after floral tributes paid at the martyrs column, the delegates session started in the evening. The conference was presided over by Sarangdhar Paswan. Reception committee secretary Ram Bhajan Singh welcomed the delegates. The condolence resolution was moved by the president.
conference, Hannan Mollah explained what were the tasks specified by
all-India conference of the AIAWU and how many of them were
highlighted several of the weaknesses in
Dinesh Kumar placed the general secretaryís report. Giving a brief summary of the international situation and the situation in the country, he explained the activities of the union during the last three years. He said the membership enrolment was not good in the last two years, through it has gone up to 1,07,898 this year.
SFI state secretary Dhirendra Kumar and AIKS president Lalan Choudhary greeted the conference.
In total, 169 delegates took part in the conference and on their behalf 20 comrades took part in the discussion held on June 30, 2010. They placed their experiences while implementing the decisions of the union. The report and statement of account were then unanimously adopted after the general secretary replied to the discussion.
The conference elected a 47-member new state committee with Sarangdhar Paswan as president and Bholaprasad Diwakar as the new general secretary. A 13-member secretariat was then elected by the new state committee. A total of 25 delegates for the seventh all-India conference of the AIAWU were also elected.
Vijay Raghvan, all-India
general secretary of the AIAWU, made the concluding speech in the
He stressed that without the growth of the union in the Hindi region,