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May Day celebrated at Sualkuchi, Nagaon

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SUALKUCHI, May 2 - The International May Day was celebrated at Sualkuchi on May 1 with a day-long programme under the aegis of Sualkuchi Tant Silpi Santha, the lone weaver�s organisation formed in 1971 under the leadership of Kamal Krishna Das. It may be mentioned here that Kamal Krishna Das had contested in Jalukbari constituency in 1978 against Lakshyadhar Choudhury.

The programme started with the flag hoisting by Biren Das, president, Sualkuchi Tat Silpi Santha which was followed by tributes to martyrs who had laid down their lives for the cause of justice to workers. Kanak Kalita, senior CPM party member, initiated the tribute programme.

To mark the occasion, a procession was taken out through the main thoroughfares of the village. Later, a seminar on the relevance of the day, the responsibility and the duty of the workers was held with Kanak Kalita in the chair. Participating in the seminar, appointed speaker Jogendra Bharali, adviser of Sualkuchi Tant Silpi Santha explained the significance of May Day and called upon the weavers, construction workers and anganwadi workers to unite to fight against the anti- labour policies of the government.

Usha Rani Kalita, an anganwadi worker, while paying her respects to the martyrs highlighted the unsecured conditions of angawadi helpers. Damodar Nath, secretary, Sualkuchi Block Development Construction Workers Association, expressed his gratitude to his predecessors who dedicated their lives for construction workers. Bhupen Rajbongshi, adviser of Sualkuchi Tant Silpi Santha addressed the meeting. Two veteran weavers, who are still busy weaving, were felicitated on the occasion.

At Srihati May Day was celebrated by the weavers, construction workers on May 1. Rajani Rajbongshi unfurled the Red flag and Tirtha Nath Kakati, former president, Sualkuchi Tant Silpi Santha explained the significance of the day. It was celebrated under the auspicious of Srihati branch of Sualkuchi Tant Silpi Santha.

NAGAON: On the occasion of May Day, a function was held on May 1 at Chakolaghat Tularam Bhuyan Khetra under the auspices of the Sadou Asam Gramin Shramik Santha and the CPI(ML).

The programme began with swahid tarpan, which was initiated by Sushila Bhuyan, wife of renowned Leftist leader Tularam Bhuyan, followed by paying of floral tributes at the portrait of Tularam Bhuyan by CPI (ML) politburo member Rubul Sharma.

The open session was held in the afternoon which was chaired by Ratneswar Hazarika. Eminent personalities including the president of the Janasanskriti Parishad, Mridu Pawan Bora, CPI (ML) Politburo member Rubul Sharma, State member of the Pragatisheel Nari Santha Pry Borooah, State Secretary of the Sadou Asam Gramin Shramik Santha, Arup Kumar Mahanta and others addressed the gathering. All the speakers highlighted the significance of May Day and at the same time discussed the present scenario of the country, especially of the working class of the society.

The meeting resolved to construct a gate in memory of late Tularam Bhuyan, demand ration cards under the Food Security Act, construction of latrines, interest-free loans to SHGs etc.

The World Labour Day was also observed at Rajiv Bhawan here, where a number of labour organisations took part.

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May Day celebrated at Sualkuchi, Nagaon

SUALKUCHI, May 2 - The International May Day was celebrated at Sualkuchi on May 1 with a day-long programme under the aegis of Sualkuchi Tant Silpi Santha, the lone weaver�s organisation formed in 1971 under the leadership of Kamal Krishna Das. It may be mentioned here that Kamal Krishna Das had contested in Jalukbari constituency in 1978 against Lakshyadhar Choudhury.

The programme started with the flag hoisting by Biren Das, president, Sualkuchi Tat Silpi Santha which was followed by tributes to martyrs who had laid down their lives for the cause of justice to workers. Kanak Kalita, senior CPM party member, initiated the tribute programme.

To mark the occasion, a procession was taken out through the main thoroughfares of the village. Later, a seminar on the relevance of the day, the responsibility and the duty of the workers was held with Kanak Kalita in the chair. Participating in the seminar, appointed speaker Jogendra Bharali, adviser of Sualkuchi Tant Silpi Santha explained the significance of May Day and called upon the weavers, construction workers and anganwadi workers to unite to fight against the anti- labour policies of the government.

Usha Rani Kalita, an anganwadi worker, while paying her respects to the martyrs highlighted the unsecured conditions of angawadi helpers. Damodar Nath, secretary, Sualkuchi Block Development Construction Workers Association, expressed his gratitude to his predecessors who dedicated their lives for construction workers. Bhupen Rajbongshi, adviser of Sualkuchi Tant Silpi Santha addressed the meeting. Two veteran weavers, who are still busy weaving, were felicitated on the occasion.

At Srihati May Day was celebrated by the weavers, construction workers on May 1. Rajani Rajbongshi unfurled the Red flag and Tirtha Nath Kakati, former president, Sualkuchi Tant Silpi Santha explained the significance of the day. It was celebrated under the auspicious of Srihati branch of Sualkuchi Tant Silpi Santha.

NAGAON: On the occasion of May Day, a function was held on May 1 at Chakolaghat Tularam Bhuyan Khetra under the auspices of the Sadou Asam Gramin Shramik Santha and the CPI(ML).

The programme began with swahid tarpan, which was initiated by Sushila Bhuyan, wife of renowned Leftist leader Tularam Bhuyan, followed by paying of floral tributes at the portrait of Tularam Bhuyan by CPI (ML) politburo member Rubul Sharma.

The open session was held in the afternoon which was chaired by Ratneswar Hazarika. Eminent personalities including the president of the Janasanskriti Parishad, Mridu Pawan Bora, CPI (ML) Politburo member Rubul Sharma, State member of the Pragatisheel Nari Santha Pry Borooah, State Secretary of the Sadou Asam Gramin Shramik Santha, Arup Kumar Mahanta and others addressed the gathering. All the speakers highlighted the significance of May Day and at the same time discussed the present scenario of the country, especially of the working class of the society.

The meeting resolved to construct a gate in memory of late Tularam Bhuyan, demand ration cards under the Food Security Act, construction of latrines, interest-free loans to SHGs etc.

The World Labour Day was also observed at Rajiv Bhawan here, where a number of labour organisations took part.