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BMS to observe nationwide  “Sarkar Jagao Saptah” demonstration from July 24-30

Updated: July 8, 2020 5:39 pm
RSS affiliate  Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) will observe Nationwide “Sarkar Jagao Saptah” from July 24-30 on problems of the workforce at the National, State, Industry and Local level. Sector-wise demonstrations will be held at State Capitals, District Headquarters, Tahsil / Block Centers and also in all big Industrial estates.


This decision of demonstration was taken at the Virtual meeting of National Office Bearers of BMS held on 7th July 2020 which was presided over by National President CK Saji Narayanan and convened by General Secretary Virjesh Upadhyay.


The National office bearers assessed that 3 days Coal strike had affected 95% activities in the sector and congratulated entire Coal workers and Coal Federations for making the strike a grand success and creating a new hope among workers. BMS Strongly feels that the success of Coal Strike will have an outstanding impact on the entire Public Sector and Government Sector employees.


BMS has identified 5 major burning issues Viz. 1) Problems of unorganized Sector Workers particularly migrant workers issues; 2) Non-payment of wages; 3) Huge job losses; 4) Suspension of labour laws and increasing working hours in many States and 5) Unbridled Privatization by selling PSU’s and also through Corporatization of Defence & Railway Production Units. Each Industry-level Federation and State Units will highlight the problems related to their respective fields.


As a part of “Sarkar Jagao Saptah”, BMS activists  will contact grassroots level workers/employees of each sector and educate them about the Central as well as State Governments’ latest policies and their severe impact on labour. It will also expose the anti-workers Ordinances brought by 4 State Governments and increasing of working hours from 8 to 12 hours by 12 State Governments.


Each day workers belonging to one particular sector will conduct processions and Street-Corner meeting /Public meeting / Hall meeting as per the Local situations by following all the Covid-19 norms.


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