Home / NEWS / Nepal Trade Union Congress and Nepali Congress held interaction session

Nepal Trade Union Congress and Nepali Congress held interaction session

Published Date: 2019-08-14

Nepal Trade Union Congress and Nepali Congress held interaction session

14th August, 2019, Kathmandu.

Nepal Trade Union Congress convened 1 day interaction program with Nepali Congress here at Anamnagar, Kathmandu. The program main objectives of the program was to discuss and provide possible intervention between Nepal Trade Union Congress and Nepali Congress. Nepal Trade Union Congress has been a wellwisher of Nepali Congress since its establishment in 2003 A.D. NTUC has been actively involved in the administrative change context of Nepal. It has approximately 4,00,000 dues paying members in its organization. Due to the change political scenario, labours of various sector are unheard and excluded even in one of the pioneer political party of Nepal i.e Nepali Congress. The interaction program also tried out to find the gaps between NTUC and Nepali Congress.

Brother Pushkar Aacharya, president of NTUC chaired the program. Chief guest of the program was Nepali Congress chief alert leader to Constition Assembly and previous defence minister Mr. Balkrishna Khand. Likewise, Special Guest of the program were; Laxman Bahadur Basnet, General Secretary of South Asian Regional Trade Union Council (SARTUC), Khila Nath Dahal, immediate past president of NTUC, Advisory members of NTUC Brother Achyut Raj Pandey, Ganesh Prasad Niraula and Rita Khanal, Brother Rajendra Bahadur Raut, Previous treasurer of NTUC, Mahendra Prasad Yadav, Senior Vice president of NTUC.

Brother Ayodhya Prasad Yadav, coordinator of NTUC political department gave welcome speech. various people from the floor put the issues and problems their district, affiliates union are lacking with Nepali Congress. They also vouched Nepali Congress to include labour representation in the constitution. Nepali Congress must have to respect and should give or mention NTUC members in any of its local, provincial and federal level program.

The comments, feedback and suggestion was later addressed by Mr. Khand. He was sole representative of Nepali Congress in the interactive program. He exclaimed, "NTUC is the pillar for labours and workers, it has the strength to topple down and mandate any government system. This is actually should have been happened earlier, I will try my best to include each and every agendas, issues and problems in the meeting of Nepali Congress and also in Constitution assembly".

Also, Central committee members, Central member, representation from affiliates unions, province, district and departments of NTUC were also present during the program. The program started at 1:00 pm and concluded at 4:30 pm. More than 80 people participated in the interaction session. The program was faciliated by Brother Yogendra Kumar Kunwar, General Secretary of NTUC.


Press Release