Local, Mysuru, May 18:- “Opposing the central government’s move to privatise the organisation which are in profit, labour associations have called for a bandh on May 30. CITU state unit is supporting the bandh,” said CITU state president Varalakshmi.
She was addressing a press meet at the Mysuru Press Club in the city on Thursday.
“Modi government has planned to privatise one of the prestigious public sector industries BEML. Opposing this move of the government, the bandh called in Bengaluru, Mysuru, Kolar and Bhadravati is backed by farmers’ association, progressive thinkers and industry owners,” she said.
“BEML is having a profitable venture since the past 51 years. The company worth Rs 1 lakh 25 thousand crore has been planned to be handed over to Reliance. This move aims at helping the rich to become richer. This move of the government is anti public. The state government should pass an amendment against this and send it to the central government,” Varalakshmi urged.
State general secretary of CITU Meenakshi Sundaram, state secretary Umesh, H S Sunanda, Jayaram G, Balaji Rao N K were present at the press meet.