Category Archives: Street Vendors

தொடர்ந்து வாழ்வாதார நெருக்கடியை சந்திக்கும் மீன் வியாபார பெண் தொழிலாளர்கள்

வார்தா, ஜல்லிக்கட்டு, எண்ணெய் கசிவு எனத் தொடரும் பிரச்சனைகள் – கண்டு கொள்ளாத அரசு ஜல்லிக்கட்டுப் போராட்டத்தின் போது நடுக்குப்பம் பெண் மீன் வியாபாரத் தொழிலாளர்களின் மீன் சந்தை அனைத்துப் பொருட்களுடன் தீக்கரையாக்கப்பட்டது. காவல்துறையால் துரத்தப்பட்டு நடுக்குப்பம் பகுதியில் தஞ்சம் அடைந்த ஜல்லிக்கட்டுப் போராட்டக்காரர்களுக்கு அடைக்கலம் கொடுத்ததனால் காவலர்களே நடுக்குப்பம் மக்கள் மீது கண்ணீர் புகையை … Continue reading

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From Vardah, to Jallikattu to Oil Spill, the fish vendors of Nadukuppam struggle to rebuild their lives

Five days after the Tamil Nadu Government inaugurated a temporary fish market for the women fish vendors in Nadukuppam, lack of other infrastructure including tools and capital has kept the women fish vendors from using these premises fully.

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Black Money: Mega survey results

(Survey and original Tamil article by Vinavu, Translation also by Vinavu) Three weeks after BJP government’s demonetization announcement, we decided to conduct an opinion survey in Tamil Nadu. After analysing media reports, our own experiences, people’s opinion expressed in various … Continue reading

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What Workers Think of the Upcoming General Strike: A Survey

September 2nd is becoming an important date in the calendar of the Indian working class. Once again this year, a National General Strike has been announced on the day. Central Trade Unions barring BMS (the largest trade union with fraternal … Continue reading

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Workers Penalised as State Procrastinates:

Street Vendors Act 2014 remains yet another false promise — Srividya Tadepalli reports for Thozhillalar Koodum. Second week of March was a week of harassment for T Nagar Street vendors who were suddenly detained by police , made to pay fines … Continue reading

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Street Vendor of Red Hills invoke 2014 act to protect their livelihood

Lakshmi, vice-president of Thiruvallur Mavatta Sirukadai Nadaipathai Vyapaara Amaippusara Thozhilalar Sangam(Thiruvallur Distrct Street Vendors and Unorganized Workers Union), has been a street vendor for the past 20 years. After her husband, a manual loader, could not work due to health … Continue reading

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