ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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CITU Challenges Ahead

Biren Roy A sustained workers' campaign is needed today to beat back the employers' offensive. Is the CITU up to the task? THE General Council of the CITU met in Kanpur from July 21 to 23, for the first time without the dominating presence of its founder president, B T Ranadive. In past years each meeting of the CITU bodies used to begin with a presidential address by B T Ranadive. This address would analyse the current international and national situation, the problems faced by the Indian working class in general and the CITU in particular. In short, the address used to set the tone of the meeting. The general secretary would then place his report in the context of presidential address. This year after the usual formalities and after paying glowing tributes to the departed leader, the session began with the report of its general secretary Samar Mukherjee, MP. The report was the main item of discussion at the meeting.

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