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NDA govt pro-corporate, anti-farmer: CITU

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

CPI(M)-led Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) today said that trade unions would unitedly fight the "pro-corporate and anti-farmer polices" of

National general secretary of Tapan Sen said the union was destroying the public sector through privatisation and contract appointments and has already privatised defence productions and set in motion the process to privatise the which is a serious matter.

The member Sen, who was here to participate in the three day meeting of executive, alleged that 43 lakh posts are lying vacant which the is trying to fill on contractual basis while it was taking the ordinance route to benefit the corporate sector.

He said that all the trade unions barring the Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) will meet at Talkatora Stadium in on August 8 to chalk out the programme for opposing the economic policies of the government and demonstration in front of the for three days followed by two day strike in banks, telecom sector and under public undertakings.

He also attacked the Centre on the GST and said that it has snatched the right of the states government to levy taxes and the most hit is the small trader.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 19:32 IST