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ACMS to stage stir on Jan 19

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DIBRUGARH, Jan 12 - Describing the BJP Government at the Centre as well as in Assam as �anti-labour,� the influential Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (ACMS) announced today that workers in all tea gardens of the state would resort to a massive agitation on January 19 to demand continuous extension of minimum perks for tea workers.

ACMS general secretary Dileswar Tanti alleged that the BJP Government has exhibited its anti-labour credentials by announcing the discontinuation of perks. These include subsidised rice, atta, tea, firewood, cooking gas, housing, etc. These basic allowances are being sought to be withdrawn by the BJP governments at the Centre and the State, which has left the ACMS and tea workers fuming.

Moreover, as per the last round of wage negotiations, tea workers in the State are to receive Rs 11 as enhanced wages, in addition to their existing daily rate of Rs 126. The enhanced daily rate of Rs 137 is to be effective from January 1 this year, and the ACMS is now demanding its immediate implementation.

The ACMS is also sceptical of the �flawed demonetisation policy� of the Centre and termed it as anti-people. Tanti said the Centre�s digital payments move is a ploy to cover the utter failure of demonetisation.

Tanti said the ACMS is prepared to extend its agitational programmes if the Government continues to neglect the cause of the tea workers.

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ACMS to stage stir on Jan 19

DIBRUGARH, Jan 12 - Describing the BJP Government at the Centre as well as in Assam as �anti-labour,� the influential Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (ACMS) announced today that workers in all tea gardens of the state would resort to a massive agitation on January 19 to demand continuous extension of minimum perks for tea workers.

ACMS general secretary Dileswar Tanti alleged that the BJP Government has exhibited its anti-labour credentials by announcing the discontinuation of perks. These include subsidised rice, atta, tea, firewood, cooking gas, housing, etc. These basic allowances are being sought to be withdrawn by the BJP governments at the Centre and the State, which has left the ACMS and tea workers fuming.

Moreover, as per the last round of wage negotiations, tea workers in the State are to receive Rs 11 as enhanced wages, in addition to their existing daily rate of Rs 126. The enhanced daily rate of Rs 137 is to be effective from January 1 this year, and the ACMS is now demanding its immediate implementation.

The ACMS is also sceptical of the �flawed demonetisation policy� of the Centre and termed it as anti-people. Tanti said the Centre�s digital payments move is a ploy to cover the utter failure of demonetisation.

Tanti said the ACMS is prepared to extend its agitational programmes if the Government continues to neglect the cause of the tea workers.