Com.Shiva Gopal Mishra,
Sub: REPORT – “WARNING WEEK” – 16th to 19th September, 2019.
Massive Protest/Demonstration in front of “RAIL SOUDHA” (GM Office) on 19th September, 2019 (Sahidi Diwas).
As per the clarion call given All India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF), New Delhi to observe “WARNING WEEK” from 16th to 19th September, 2019, culminating on 19th September, 2019 as SAHIDI DIWAS to lodge protest against policy of Corporatization/Privatization in the “100 Day Action Plan” of Ministry of Railways. The SWRMU has observed the same all over the S.W.Railway by its Branches and Divisions/Workshops by staging massive protest demonstration from 16th to 19th September, 2019 at their respective work spots.
At Hubballi, South Western Railway Mazdoor Union (SWRMU) has held protest demonstrations at all Branch/Unit levels from 16th to 18th September, 2019 and today on 19/09/2019 Massive Demonstration was held in front of ‘RAIL SOUDHA’ (GM Office) from 12 hrs to 14 hrs to focus the attention of Central Government/Ministry of Railways to stop privatization in Railways and other charter of demands. Similar demonstrations were held by SWRMU in front of DRM/Bengaluru, DRM/Mysuru & CWM/Mysuru Workshop offices.
Addressing the massive demonstration, Com.Dr.A.M.D’Cruz, General Secretary of SWRM Union spoke about the charter of demands particularly Withdrawal of Corporatization of existing Railway Production units by formation of “Indian Railway Rolling Stock Company” proposed in 100 days action plan, issued by Ministry of Railways and other Charter of demands. The GS/SWRMU also urged the workers to be in readiness for any direct action at short notice as may be directed by the AIRF, in case the Government fails to consider our legitimate demands.
Prior to demonstration, Massive Rally with over 2000 employees of Hubballi Division, Workshop, Stores, Headquarters & TMO was taken out from Hubballi Railway Workshop on Gadag Road to Rail Soudha (GM Office)
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