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Farmers, TUs come together, demand justice for women wrestlers, arrest Brij Bhushan

Joint Communique from the platform of Central Trade Unions (CTUs) & Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM):
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The meeting of the Joint platform of Central Trade Unions and Samyukt Kisan Morcha was held on 8th June 2023 in Delhi which expressed its satisfaction of the continued mutual solidarity support to the programmes and actions on the demands of workers and farmers.
They reiterated not only to continue the ongoing support to the respective programmes of actions chalked out in the respective platforms but went further in taking decision to plan nationwide joint activities against the anti farmer, anti worker and anti national policies of the Central Govt.
They took note of the ongoing struggle of farmers and trade unions in Noida, the struggle of citizens in Varanasi and other places on democratic rights and extended support. They condemned the lathi charge and arrest of farmers in Kurukshetra who were agitating for the demand of Minimum Support Price of their produce.
They reiterated the support to the cause of justice to the women wrestlers and demanded the arrest of Mr Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh alleged for sexual harassment in the FIRs against him.
The meeting felt the urgent need to strengthen the unity of the workers and farmers against the disastrous policies of the NDA Government and resolved to meet again next month and plan a joint National Convention of Workers and Farmers for chalking out common charter of demands and agitation programmes.
-- Samyukt Kisan Morcha, The platform of Central Trade Unions (INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, SEWA, AICCTU, LPF, UTUC)

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