At the call of CWFI, a 48-hour strike is underway in India. The demands are:

  1. No merger of Building & Others Construction Welfare Fund Act with other social security Act.
  2. No merger of Interstate Migrant Workers Act with other Social Security Act.
  3. The Central Government has to provide financial help to the State Governments to ensure smooth payment of pension to beneficiaries of Construction Workers Welfare Boards
  4. Reduce GST rate of all Building Materials
  5. No to 100% FDI in Housing Construction Sector

Photos from the strike:

Source: UITBB Site
Source: UITBB Site
Source: UITBB Site

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