The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) has decided to observe 3rd June 2021 as Bengal Solidarity Day. The decision has taken is the National Office Bearer meeting held recently in virtual mode, presided by its president Shri Hiranmay Pandya.
As part of Bengal Solidarity Day, the BMS units will conduct webinars, seminars and gate meetings by following COVID-19 norms laid down by the respective State Governments.
At the same time, the BMS units will also send memorandums to Chief Minister and Governor of West Bengal demanding immediate action on those TMC activists who perpetuated Violence on poor workers like Fisherman, Weavers, and Street Vendors etc. on 2, 3, 4 of May 2021.
The BMS in its press statement issued on 2 June said :
– In South 24 Parganas district and East Medinapur district, fisherman were driven out of their Villages,
– In many parts of the State Electric rickshaws (Totos) were broken
– Weaving equipment of Handloom weaver’s were destroyed
– Beedi workers are not getting material after threatening Beedi owners in several districts
-Brutal attacks on plantation workers, snatching gate passes of contract workers working in Industrial establishments
-Burning & looting of street vendors shops,
-Continuous threatening to State Government employees etc.
are few examples of terror unleashed by TMC activists.
BMC ‘ also noted that things have not become normal even after one month. BMS strongly feels that the attacks on ordinary labour class are an attack on Human Rights and fundamental rights.