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Srirampur- West Bengal – 6th All India Conference of Indian Federation of Trade Unions (IFTU) Calls for Intensifying Struggle

The sixth All India Conference of IFTU was held at Srirampur, Hoogly, West Bengal on 12th and 13th April, 2015. It was preceded by a rally on 11th April evening through the town which is known for the India Jute Mill situated there. The union of the workers here is led by IFTU. The rally was followed by a public meeting addressed by leaders of National Committee (NC) of IFTU at Saifuddin Grounds (Mahesh Sanpiri Ground renamed for the rally in memory of Com. Saifuddin Vice-president of IFTU).
Delegates coming for the conference were greeted by a huge red archway marking the entrance to Com. Paltu Sen Nagar, wherein the Maya Bhawan (and an adjoining building housing delegates) or the residential complex was called Ram Naresh Tyagi Hall, named after Treasurer of IFTU who died in an accident in 2013. The common eating space for all delegates was named in the memory of Com. H.M. Upadhyay (Vice-president of IFTU). 327 delegates from different unions affiliated to IFTU along with 17 observers attended the Conference. The delegates were from Telengana, Punjab. Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Delhi, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Maharashtra apart from the members of NC. Thus 11 states where IFTU has work were represented in the Conference.… Read More