(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
September 25, 2011
J&K CHENAB PROJECT
Jobs for Local People Demanded
September 19, the CITU-affiliated Chenab Hydro Power Projects Workers
a daylong meeting under the chairmanship of M Y Tarigami, MLA and state
of the CITU, in its office at Gandhinagar in
While addressing the meeting, Tarigami impressed upon the working class people the need to keep their ranks united in order to fight the economic onslaught of the neo-liberal economic policies being implemented since 1991. He further exhorted upon the workers’ leaders to be pragmatic towards the problems being faced by the labourers in various working places.
Stressing the need of implementation of labour laws and Minimum Wages Act etc, Tarigami said united struggle is the only way to settle the issues of the working class.
Zargar, while addressing the meeting, urged both union and state
start the execution work in the already identified hydro power projects
Parkash and Sham Prasad Kesar also demanded that priority be given to
workers in the recruitment in the said hydro projects and in the
work on the