Mumbai Corporation’s health workers protest

Health workers of Mumbai Corporation struck work on 28th January 2019 in support of their demands. For the past 20 years about four lakh health workers of Brihan Mumbai Corporation have been exploited by denying that they are employees. The Corporation has turned a deaf ear to their demands since 25th January 1999. In 2002, the Industrial Court ruled that these health workers are indeed employees of the Corporation. The latter filed an appeal against this judgment in the High Court. The High Court rejected this appeal. However, since then the Corporation has not paid any heed to this issue. When the health workers went on strike in August 2018, the Chief Minister had promised that the Health Commissioner of the Corporation would be directed to look into the demands of the workers and resolve the outstanding issues. It was in response to this promise that the health workers withdrew their strike and participated wholeheartedly in the Pulse Polio campaign.

The 4000 health workers took up the agitation again on 28th January this year for implementation of the law on Minimum Wages, Maternity Benefits, Provident Fund, etc. They demonstrated in Azad Maidan on 29th January. They also demonstrated in front of Kamgaar Bhavan and discussed the issues with the officials there. While the demands for maternity leave and provident fund were accepted, other specific demands were not addressed. This led the Corporation Health Service Employees Union to declare that they would continue with their agitation until all their demands are met.

Mazdoor Ekta Lehar fully supports the just demands of the health workers of Mumbai Corporation.


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Election manifesto of a CGPI supported candidate for Lok Sabha


Parties of the capitalist class claim that there is no alternative to the program of globalisation,liberalisation and privatisation. The truth is that there IS an alternative.

The alternative is to reorient the economy to fulfil people’s needs instead of fulfilling capitalist greed. This is the program for the Navnirman of India.

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5th Congress DocumentThe Report to the Fifth Congress of the Communist Ghadar Party of India, presented by Comrade Lal Singh, General Secretary of the CGPI, on behalf of its Central Committee, was discussed and adopted by the Fifth Congress of the CGPI, held in November 2016. By decision of the Fifth Congress, this report has been edited for publication.

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Click to Download PDFThe first part of this pamphlet is an analysis of facts and phenomena to identify and expose the real aims behind the Note Ban. The second part is devoted to a critical appraisal of the government’s claims that it will reduce inequality, corruption and terrorism. The third part is what Communist Ghadar Party believes is the real solution to these problems and the immediate program of action towards that solution.

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These Elections are a FarceInterview with Comrade Lal Singh, General Secretary of Communist Ghadar Party of India by Comrade Chandra Bhan, Editor of Mazdoor Ekta Lehar

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Manifesto 2014There is growing realisation among workers, peasants and other self-employed people that the program of liberalisation and privatisation only serves to enrich an exploiting minority at their expense. Mass resistance is growing to this anti-worker, anti-peasant and anti-national program. However, the working class is being prevented from realizing its potential as the leader of all the exploited, and as the grave-digger of capitalism, by those in the communist movement who are spreading harmful illusions and compromising the class struggle.

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Click to Download PDFInterview with Comrade Lal Singh, General Secretary of Communist Ghadar Party of India

by Comrade Chandra Bhan, Editor of Mazdoor Ekta Lehar

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