Coal India workers observe ‘black day’, shout slogans against govt’s ‘wrong policies’

Coal India workers observed Thursday as “Black Day” on the call of central trade unions and shouted slogans against the “wrong policies” of the Centre, the Hind Khadan Mazdoor Federation, affiliated to the Hind Mazdoor Sabha, said. A day before, Coal India (CIL) trade unions held a “peaceful protest” against the government decisions on commercial mining, amendment of labour laws, rights of workers, among others.

“In continuation of dharna and procession held on June 10, 2020, on the call of central trade unions namely Hind Khadan Mazdoor Federation, BMS, AITUC, INTUC and CITU, the coal workers observed today… as ‘black day’ and the workers with black badge shouted slogans against the wrong policies of central government…,” Nathulal Pandey, president of the Hind Khadan Mazdoor Federation, said.

The trade unions of Coal India are against the Centre’s decision to allow commercialisation of coal, plans to carve out its subsidiary Central Mine Planning and Design Institute, etc.

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