KMS national conference on labourers farmers in Balia from Nov 7

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Lucknow, Oct 26 (UNI) The Communist Party of India( Marxist-Leninist) under the banner of Khet Majdoor Sabha(KMS), will hold its third two-day national conference at Balia in Uttar Pradesh from November 7.

CPI(ML) general secretary Dipanker Bhattarcharya, on the opening day would address a Mazdoor-Kisan Adhikar rally where the party leaders would raise several burning issues related to unorganised labourers and farmers.

Over 1,500 delegates of the KMS would participate in the conference where they would demand Rs 2 per kilogram rice and Rs 2 per litre kerosine for the poor, 200 days work in a year for two members of a family under the NREGA and unemployment allowance if not given work, withdrawal of SEZs and projects like Ganga Expressway and central law for labourers' rights and forest rights.

CPI(ML) state secretary Sudhakar Yadav and KMS state president Krishna Adhikari, in a joint press release here today, said the conference would also pass a resolution and agitational programme to fight against the disparity suffered by the labourers and farmers in the country.

The government was ignoring the rights of the 77 per cent families of the country, who were earning only Rs 20 per day as wage and suffering in the present condition when inflation is at its peak, they claimed.

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