Thursday, May 1, 2014
May Day Celebrations
Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands jointly organized ‘May Day’ on 01st May, 2014 all over the Islands.
At Port Blair, May Day Rally originated from Crusade House premises Phoenix Bay at 4.30 p.m. and culminated at Tiranga Park, making a round of the town. This was followed by a public meeting at Tiranga Park. Shri B. Chandrachoodan, General Secretary, CITU State Committee, Shri HL Prasad, Vice President and Shri D. Ayyappan, General Secretary of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association addressed the gathering. Shri SP Kalairajan, Circle Secretary, BSNL Employees Union presided. Shri DN Banerjee proposed vote of thanks. Speakers called upon the working class to continue to fight against various anti-working class policies of the governments. A large number of government employees and workers from different sectors participated in the May Day rally.
Similar programmes were organized by the CITU and NGOs’ Association at Diglipur, Mayabunder, Rangat, Baratang, Little Andaman.