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Report on Public Hearing on Impact of 2015 Floods on Slum & Pavement Dwellers in Chennai City

The report on public hearing on impact of 2015 floods on slum and pavement dwellers was released in Chennai. The report in English and Tamil are available below.

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Unorganized Workers release Charter of Demands for the upcoming assembly election

Various unions organizing informal workers, including artisans, agricultural labourers, fish workers and domestic workers came together under Unorganized Workers Federation to release a charter of demands for the upcoming Tamilnadu Assembly elections. It was released on 6th April at Chennai … Continue reading

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Chennai Street Vendors Demand Rights on National Vendors Day

20.1.15 அன்று சாலையோர சிறுகடை வியாபாரிகள் தினத்தை ஒட்டி பிரதிநிதிகள் கூட்டம் அமைப்புசாரா தொழிலாளர் சங்கத்தின் சார்பாக நடைபெற்றது. சென்னை மாநகராட்சி ஆணையாளருக்கு பிரதிநிதிகள் சார்பாக பின்வரும் பிரச்சனைகளை தீர்க்கக் கோரி கோரிக்கைகள் தரப்பட்டன. சாலையோர சிறுகடை வியாபாரிகளின் தேசிய கொள்கையை ஒட்டி மத்திய மசோதா சட்டமாக்கப்பட்டு குடியரசுத் தலைவர் ஒப்புதல் பெற்று ஓராண்டு ஆகியும் … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day Commemorated by UWF in Chennai

Unorganized Workers Federation commemorated Human Rights Day (10th Dec) with a public demonstration near Chennai Collectorate. The Workers paid homage to Justice V.R Krishna Iyer, an eminent jurist and civil rights campaigner who had passed away on 4th of Dec … Continue reading

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Slum dwellers Protest Eviction under Rajiv Awas Yojna

Blassy Boben, Cinthya Anand (Asian College Of Journalism)  Chennai: Slum dwellers across Chennai gathered outside the State Guest House in Chepauk on April 9  to demand the provision of pattas as well as to protest against the existing government policy … Continue reading

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Protest by Pennurimai Iyakkam against eviction of slum and pavement dwellers

Suresh The world was celebrating the international women’s day on Friday, March 8th 2013, but for more than 70 women who gathered near the Collector’s office, Chennai was a day of struggle for their right to life and shelter. In a … Continue reading

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