All Sikkim Democratic Labour Front has issued a press communiqué in which it has stated that in view of the news reports published in various newspapers that ASDLF has called a two days Sikkim bandh on April 4th and 5th the organization has given its clarification.
It states that in order to protest the discrimination meted out to the Sikkimese workers by the private sectors including power projects, industries and educational institutions in respect of employment it has decided to make a strong protest and therefore, has decided to call a general strike on 4th and 5th April.
In this endeavor, to protect the Sikkimese workers interest and to oppose the discrimination with regard to employment in the private sector, the ASDLF appeals to the people of Sikkim to support this pro Sikkimese issues raised by ASDLF by cooperating and voluntarily participating in this general strike, so as to further the interest of Sikkim and Sikkimese people.
A meeting of Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) Party was held today at party head Office at Indira Bypass under the chairmanship of the vice president of SDF party Mr. KB Chamling with the drivers association of state considering the 48 hour strike called by All Sikkim Democratic Labor Front (ASDLF) on 4th and 5th April respectively.
During the meeting the president of Main Line Taxi Driver’s Association, Mr. Dinesh Tamang, president of Truck Drivers Association Mr. Mingma Sherpa, Local Taxi Drivers Association president Mr. Chungchung Bhutia, representative of business community, Mr. Naresh Agarwal, Chelli Morcha (SDF) In-Charge Smt. Manita Manger, secretary student association, Ms. Kabita Subba, secretary youth wing (SDF) Mr. LM Bhattarai were present. All the representative present during the meet decided to support the forty eight hour strike called by ASDLF across the state.
Courtesy: Sikkim Mail