CITU burns effigy of Modi for diluting labour laws



On the completion of one year of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Kumar Modi in the office, number of CITU activists burnt his effigy near Deputy Commissioner Office here today charging his government for diluting labor laws in favor of big business houses and corporates.

Led by CITU state secretary Mr. Vijendra Mehra about 100 CITU workers and Land Jhanda unions gathered in front of DC office today. Carrying the play cards and shouting slogans CITU workers burnt the effigy of Prime minister.

Mr.Mehra addressing the gathering said, “Modi government tried to benefit the corporate as labor laws have been amended after diluting its provisions meant for   protection of working class and in fovour of owners.

He alleged that government empowered corporate vehemently after giving them enormous powers to hire and fire the workers. He also added that land acquisition ordinance has   brought against the interest of farmers despite fierce protest in the country by the opposition and farmers.

CITU leader alleged that centre government has been pursuing the pro-corporate policies which was started by the last UPA government. He alleged that people no longer should be fooled as communal statements were being given by ministers of Modi government to divert attention from basic issues.

Terming Modi government anti-workers and anti-farmers Mr. Mehra alleged that it did not differ from previous Congress rule, as neo-liberal policies forced about 2.50 lakh farmers to commit suicide in last 15 yrs and the situation continues to be there under the present rule.

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