May 29, 2022
Karnataka Holds Women Agri-Workers Conference

The Karnataka Agricultural Workers Union held its Fourth Women Agricultural Workers Conference in Yadgir district which began with a rally and public meeting attended by thousands of women workers, on May 22. Presided over by state president Swamy Nityanand, it was inaugurated by CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat. Speakers included Agricultural Workers Union state secretary Chandrappa Hoskar and AIDWA leader, K Neela and others. A charter of demands including MNREGA workdays, minimum wages, equal wage for agricultural work and other demands were raised.