September 3, 2019
INTTUC leading hunger strike against disinvestment of 42 PSUs
The INTTUC, Trianamool Congress’ trade union wing, has been leading a hunger strike at the foot of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue on Mayo Road, Kolkata for the last few days. The strikers are protesting against the Central Government’s decision to disinvest from 42 public sector companies.The hunger strike is being led by the trade union’s senior leader and Trinamool’s Rajya Sabha MP, Dola Sen. Besides INTTUC members, temporary workers of BSNL, one of the 42 PSUs marked for disinvestment, are participating in the protest. The employees are also protesting against their salaries due for the last seven months. Several senior leaders of INTTUC were present at the venue today to show their support and empathy for the protesters.