In accordance with the Privatisation of Coal mines by the three day strike announced in TS. All the workers joined the strike to stop this violence against the coal miners. In that protest CPI workers in Kothagudem laid the Singareni Collieries Company Limited(SCCL) block corporate office on Saturday.
Representatives of the national trade unions — AITUC, INTUC, BMS, HMS, CITY and IFTU met at the BMS union office in Godavarikhani on Thursday under the leadership of BMS president Kengerla Mallaiah and signed the strike notice and served it to the management of the Singareni Collieries and issued a copy to the Labour Department in Delhi, Hyderabad and the districts where the SCCL coal mines operate.
The CPI’s party assistant and Ex- MLA K Samba Shiva Rao along with others joined the protest. He thanked all the workers and labour unions for making this bandh successful.
Recently our Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the decision of Privatisation of coal mines in that aspect he initiated the auction process for Coal India Limited’s blocks at 41 blocks which are noxious to the welfare of the workers in the coal mines.
Sambashiva Rao demanded the Central Government to withdraw the Government thought of Privatisation of Coal mines which dealt with the effects of human interests. Modi government privatising the public sectors. In this process it also included Indian railways, BSNL etc. Nearly 4.5 lakh workers would be affected by the Privatisation of coal mines.
Telangana Boggu(coal) Gani(mine) Karmika Sangham (TBGKS) activists and leaders of Telangana party held programmes at the SCCL mines and protested against the central government.