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FMRAI News - December 2017

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Mumbai rally Mahapadav

Suffocating authoritarianism, landslide mobilization

Police administration prevented the rally in Mumbai, but when overwhelming number of field workers of from across the country dismounted from their train and descended to the streets of Mumbai, the path leading to Azad
Maidan suddenly filled in with red flags, banners and placards. Silent flow of streams blasted in to an eloquent
landslide as it reached near the AzadMaidan. Thousands of voices raisedslogan in English and vernacular
languages, Tamil, Telegu, Malayali, Gujrati, Punjabi, Bengali, Hindi, Oriya, Ahamiya and obviously, Marathi. The unmindful city, busy with everyday chores and business routine, looked back in surprise.....

A thunderous ultimatum to Modi Govt.

It was an ultimatum to Modi government, forecasting a thunderous storm of country wide indefinite period strike, unless his government addresses the burning issues of the workers and restrains from bestowing attacks on the rights and livelihood of the common people. Waves of hundreds and thousands of agitated and aggrieved workers
and working people from all the states and union territories, from all sectors of our economy, occupied the streets
of the capital for 3 days, 9-11 November, 2017, at the call of central trade unions (except BMS) and federations, rallied towards Parliament Street to join the Mahapadav .....

5th All India Conference of German Remedies Council Editorial

5th All India Conference of German Remedies council was held at D P Dubey Nagar (Mumbai) and Krishnendu Bhattacharjee Manch (Padmashali Yuvak Sangha, Dadar) on 12th November 2017. Conference started with the hoisting of red flag of FMRAI by R Viswanathan, President, FMRAI. Floral tribute to martyrs' column was paid by FMRAI leadership and All India, Zonal/ and State council leaders. Presidium to run the conference was constituted of K R Rao, K Subramanian and Sanjeev Mishra. The meeting observed silence in memory of the comrades who have departed in the intervening period. R Viswanathan inaugurated the conference by welcoming the.....

Stormy demonstrations by workers in two cities

This is the third time in three decades; the city of Mumbai attuned to the temperature of the field workers movement. Thousands of field workers from across the country arrived in the city of Mumbai early in the
morning and filled the city with red flags and banners. Slogans were raised in voices loud enough to be heard. This 'sight and sound' , brought to the city by the field workers, made the basis of peaceful and democratic form of protest which the employers, the police and the administration failed to ignore.....



Job of Unichem field workers transferred to Torrent Series of massive demonstrations

While the spree of acquisition and merger is going on, and the job security of field workers are in question or at risk, the elements of unionization definitely matters. FMRAI also intervenes for obvious reasons. Recently ,Torrent Pharmaceuticals (Ahmedabad) has acquired the India and Nepal businesses of Unichem Lab( Mumbai) at about 3,600 crore and Eris Life sciences (Ahmedabad) acquired Strides Shasun’s (Bengaluru ) all the brands (i.e., entire branded generic business in India) for Rs. 500 crore. Enriched with the experiences of merger and acquisition the past, there was the demand before all the aforesaid companies that there should not be a single .....


After successful completion of colourful mass meeting of Mumbai rally at Azad Maidan on 13th November, 2017, field workers of Elder, Wallace, Svizera, Macleod, Meyer, Wockhardt, Alembic and USV (on 14th November, 2017) along with different state units of FMRAI, as planned, staged dharna and demonstrations in front of the offices at Mumbai, raised their demands in the forms of slogans in languages fairly understandable and in voices fairly audible. Some of these managements went to court with deceitful petitions and made desperate attempt to halt the notified and peaceful agitation of their own employees. However, such dictatorial attempt of grabbing the.....