Port Blair, Mar 09: As part of the campaign for the Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally on 5th April, 2023 in Delhi, the CITU A & N State Committee organized a Trade Union Convention on 5th March, 2023 at Port Blair. Addressing the Convention, B. Chandrachoodan, General Secretary, CITU State Committee said that conventions, rallies, corner meetings and other forms of campaign are being carried out throughout the country by workers and farmers at the Sangharsh Rally in Delhi. In Andaman & Nicobar Islands also, CITU has already started campaigns by organizing various programmes. He criticized the BJP-led central government for pursuing various anti-working class and anti–kisan policies during the past 9 years.
D. Ayyappan, Vice President, CITU A & N State Committee briefly explained each of the 14 demands on which the workers and farmers are organizing the Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally in Delhi on 5th April, 2023.
Addressing the Convention, R. Surendran Pillai, President, CITU State Committee blamed the A & N Administration for not settling any of the local demands of the workers. P. Sathyapal, Secretary, CITU State Committee called upon the workers to remain united under the CITU for carrying out bigger agitations in the coming days against the anti-working class policies.
BC Bhattacharjee, Vice President, Anand Raj and M. Yugander, CITU State Secretaries were also present on the occasion.