P. Sainath, the well known journalist (The Hindu Rural Affairs Editor), most famous for his reports on peasant suicides in India, spoke at the inaugural ceremony of the Vibgyor Film Festival (22nd Feb, 2012) held recently in Trissur, Kerala. Going with the theme of the festival – ‘Lives and Livelihood’, Sainath gave an inspiring speech on the topic “Inequality, livelihood and agrarian crisis” facing India.
A Living Minimum Wage of Rs. 20,000 to all
An immediate stop to the Bosses HIRE & FIRE policy.
Right of Employment for all.
Abolition of Contract & Casual Labour Permanent and Secure employment for all.
Re-nationalise all Industries and Public utilities.
Trade Union & Political rights to all the workers in Public and Private Sectors.