Tarigami launches NZIEA Calendar, opposes privatisation of public sector

CITU President, M.Y Tarigami releasing calendar of NZIEA at Jammu on Tuesday.
CITU President, M.Y Tarigami releasing calendar of NZIEA at Jammu on Tuesday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 1: Calendar for the year 2019 of Northern Zone Insurance Employees’ Association (NZIEA), Srinagar Division was launched by Comrade M.Y.Tarigami, president of CITU’s State Unit and CPI (M) secretary here, today.
Speaking on the occasion, Com. Tarigami spoke at length about the importance of public sector in nation building and development of the country. It was the public sector which saved our country from the extreme adverse effects of world economic meltdown in 2008.He strongly opposed the policy of privatization of public sector perused by the NDA Government.
He appreciated the role of insurance employees under the banner of All India Insurance Employees Association in the working class movement of the country and also their role in resisting the move of the Government in privatizing the LIC. He spoke against the disinvestment of the public sector General Insurance by the Government.
Com.Pawan Gupta divisional secretary, NZIEA, Srinagar Division assured to fight tooth and nail against the anti people, anti workers, anti youth, anti farmers, anti women policies of the NDA Government. He also assured to make two days’ Strike call on 8-9 January 2019 by Central Trade Unions and independent Federations a grand success.
He said the CITU is demanding final pension option for Insurance employees as per scheme 1995, withdrawal of National Pension Scheme (NPS), recruitment of Class 3and Class 4 employees in LIC of India, strengthening of public sector, stopping of privatization of public sector, minimum support price to the farmers and waiving of loans of farmers, stopping of amendment of labour laws in favour of corporate sector, minimum wages of Rs/18000/ for all workers, stopping contactualisaton of work force and stop neo liberal economic policies.
Tarigami appealed working class for making the strike of 8 and 9 January a success.


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