Glorious Tradition of Our Struggles: Some Observations on Nepali Trade Union Movement & the Labour Market
December 26th, 2009

“Your Highness, not only this, the workers have been led by some so called leaders who are in the employment of my different factories and are staying in the quarters in the mill compounds. They have organised large processions of the workers and have been inviting leaders and other agitators from socialists unions from British India.” Sixth day after launching of Nepal’s first ever-Labour movement in March 10, 1947 General Manager of Jute Mills R. K. Sihaniya wrote an appeal to tame the movement. Mr. Sihaniya named 5 persons as the leaders of agitation including Man Mohan Adhikari & G. P. Koirala. Read More…