Seafarers Expressing Solidarity In Support Of The Two Days General Strike

The Indian seafarers expressed their solidarity in support of the two day All India General Strike on 28th and 29th of March 2022, call given by all the Major Central Trade Unions of India, across the globe, some from the mid oceans and also and some from the ports across the globe and also from different parts of our country.

Forward Seaman’s Union of India got inspired through this strike and expressed their solidarity for the two days All India General Strike as seafarers are the lifeline of worlds 95% of the logistics (Cargo Movement) and played a vital role in Covid – 19 pandemic

Seafarers got recognized as key workers but still the two main important charter of demands for the seafarers, who gave solidarity for this strike are

1. Regularization of Jobs,

2. Pension for all the retired seafarers.

These demands are the burning issues in front of the whole Indian seafarers, while giving solidarity to the All India General Strike seafarers at mid ocean and at shore expressed their pain by holding placards, posters, banners, rallies, dharnas etc.

At present the Indian seafarers who are working for the global shipping giants, which are plying in the mid oceans and also docked in ports also expressed their solidarity for the ongoing All India General Strike from the places around the globe like China, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Malaysia, Iran etc.

In India, seafarers who are working in offshore and home trade vessels also expressed their solidarity in support of the ongoing All India General Strike from different parts of the country i.e. from Vizag, Paradeep, Port Blair, Haldia, Salya, Bombay, Mangalore, Madras etc.

Even the retired and also the seafarers who are in leave also expressed solidarity in this ongoing All India General Strike from different parts of the country like Earnakulam, Kannur, Kasargod, Port Blair, Madras, Tuticorin, Paradeep, Haldia, Allahabad, Nadia, Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Patna, Ranchi, Visakhapatnam etc.

Issued By
Manoj Yadav
General Secretary

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