Published On : Fri, Apr 26th, 2013
Latest News / wcl-nagpur | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

Patriotic mine workers must unite and fight for justice, says Baijnath Rai

Nagpur News: The two-day convention of Akhil Bharatiya Khadan Majdoor Sangh (All India Mine Workers’ Association) began in Nagpur to discuss various problems faced by the workers all over the country. The General Secretary of the Sangh, Baijnath Rai stressed that looking to the pathetic condition of mine labourers across the nation the patriotic workers who dedicate their lives for the cause of the nation should unite and must fight for justice.

The 15th tricentennial convention of Akhil Bharatiya Khadan Majdoor Sangh affiliated to Bharatiya Majdoor Sangh is being held at Western Coalfields Limited’s auditorium. Baijnath Rai was the key speaker at the convention. The inauguration of the convention was done by Baijnath Rai by posting the Sangh flag and the President of the Sangh K C Tiwari lighted the traditional lamps. After the inauguration, Madhusadan Rungtha, Chairman of Reception Committee welcomed the dignitaries seated on the dais. Those who were welcomed were All India General Secretary Haji Akhtar Hussain, All India Vice President K C Mishra, All India Organising Secretary Vasantrao Pimpalapure, All India Joint Treasurer R N Patil, and Vidarbha Pradesh General Secretary Ashok Bhutada. In turn Rungtha was welcomed by Tiwari.

Further speaking, Rai said that it become must to unite all mine workers and he announced that Akhil Bharatiya Khadan Majdoor Sangh is playing a vital role in this regard. He asserted that all the members of Bharatiya Majdoor Sangh are very well known for their patriotism. He also urged mine workers/labourers to be ready for an intense agitation to protest Central Government’s anti-workers policies.

K C Tiwari in his presidential speech informed the convention informed about the condition of mines, Government’s policies towards mines and their workers. He also informed the efforts being taken by the Sangh on the issues of equal salaries to contract labourers on par with regular workers, and social security. In this convention an effective strategy will be prepared after thorough discussion on every subject.

Surendra Pandeya compered the programme and T M Charpe proposed a vote of thanks.