Bongaigaon, May 1: “This time the Modi government had planned to sell the Red Fort. If Narendra Modi is not stopped immediately, then that day is not far when he will sell the Parliament of India to a foreign company,” said Rakhal Das Gupta, president of All India Railwaymen’s Federation and general secretary of NF Railway Mazdoor Union, on Tuesday in Bongaigaon . He said this in the open meeting organized on the occasion of May Day by NFRMU, Bongaigaon, New Bongaigaon BG, New Bongaigaon Workshop and New Bongaigaon Running branch jointly. He appealed to all to stand united against this puppet government who worked only for the interest of corporate houses.
International May Day was observed on Tuesday in Bongaigaon also along with other parts of the world. The programme started with flag hoisting in all four branches. After that a joint mass meeting was held in front of Railway Engineering Workshop of Bongaigaon where several organizations, including CITU, Hind Mazdoor Sabha, BSNL Employees’ Union, NFRMU and others took part.
In the evening, NFRMU and Hind Mazdoor Sabha took out a bike and three-wheeler rally from New Bongaigaon to Bongaigaon Railway H S School field where a mass meeting was held.