Working Class Viewpoint

Dear Editor,

I am writing to thank you for the first in the series of views of representatives of the working class in the form of an interview with Com. Lal Singh, General Secretary of the CGPI in the October 16-31, 2011 issue of MEL. The series will be a landmark contribution to the struggle for the liberation of India through the offices of the working class.

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Madras Port Trust Employees Union

Interview with Comrade G.M.Krishnamurthy, General Secretary of the Madras Port Trust Employees Union, Vice president of All India Port and Dock Workers Federation and Secretary of Tamil Nadu State HMS.

Mazdoor Ekta Lehar (MEL): Can you please tell us about your union? What has been the trend of employment in the last 15-20 years?

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Nurses on strike in Mumbai

More than 250 nurses of Asian Heart Institute Hospital finally rebelled when they could no more bear the cruel exploitation by the management. On 21st October, the third day of their strike, police brutally lathi charged them, injuring 4 nurses.

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Protest in support of the workers of Maruti Suzuki

Mazdoor Ekta Committee, All India Federation of Trade Unions, Inquilabi Mazdoor Kendra, Indian Federation of Trade Union, Indian Council of Trade Unions, Mazdoor Ekta Kendra and thousands of workers of various organizations jointly participated in a protest in support of the struggle of the workers of Maruti-Suzuki at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on 15th October 2011.

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Support the just demands of the Indian Railways motormen

This joint statement of Lok Raj Sangathan, All India Loco Running Staff Association, All India Railway Employees Federation, Western Railway Motormen Association, Air India Airport Engineers Association, Air India Employees Union, Airport Authority of India Employees Union, All India Service Engineers Association, All India Voltas Employees Federation, BSNL Employees Union, BEST Workers Unio

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