Message of Comrade Lal Singh:
We Deeply Mourn the Demise of Justice Ajit Singh Bains

Justice Ajit Singh Bains, staunch fighter for human rights and democratic rights, passed away on 11th February, 2022, at the age of 99, in his home in Chandigarh. His passing away is an incalculable loss to the struggle for the liberation of society from all forms of exploitation, oppression and injustice.  The Communist Ghadar Party of India dips its flag in memory of this courageous and progressive personality.

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CEL workers step up struggle against privatisation

The Central Government has put on hold, the privatisation of Central Electronics Limited (CEL). The letter of intent (LoI) for sale of 100 per cent government shareholding in CEL to Nandal Finance & Le­asing has not been issued, according to the Secretary of Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), which is in charge of the privatisation process. The government is examining the objections raised by the employees’ union to the privatisation of CEL, he said.

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Electricity workers of Chandigarh fight against privatisation of electricity distribution

On 11th January 2022, the workers of the Electricity Department of the Union Territory (UT) of Chandigarh held a massive rally and demonstration, under the banner of the UT Powermen Union, to oppose the privatisation of electricity distribution in the UT. They also demanded the implementation of revision of pay scales and the release of the Promotion Orders of the employees. These orders had been stopped despite the availability of posts and eligibility.

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Kisan andolan – Present situation and the way forward

Sixth meeting organized by Mazdoor Ekta Committee

“The mood among the kisans is one of great optimism…” said Baldev Singh Sirsa, of the Lok Bhalai Insaf Welfare Society. The Samyukta Kisan Morcha will carry forward the struggle for MSP for all crops and for the other demands, till they are realised, he said. Shri Baldev Singh Sirsa was the main speaker at the sixth meeting organised by the Mazdoor Ekta Committee (MEC) on the theme ‘Kisan andolan: Present situation and the way forward’. The Lok Bhalai Insaf Welfare Society is one of the members of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), consisting of over 500 kisan organisations, which is leading the all-India struggle of kisans.

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