Tripura: CPI-M's trade union CITU protests against privatization of midday meal

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Published: February 4,2020 05:55 PM
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CPI-M's trade union CITU protested against the privatization of midday meal in Tripura.

July 26, 2019: CPI-M's trade union CITU protested against the privatization of midday meal in Tripura. The supporters of CITU gathered before the Siksha Bhavan to vice against the privatization of midday meal projects in Tripura government schools.

Earlier, the Tripura government has decided to implement the centralized kitchen for serving midday meal in schools in Tripura by outsourcing part of the midday meal service to a Bengaluru based a private foundation that operates under the banner of 'Akshay Patra Foundation' which operates on a wide scale in 12 states including Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and others.

Senior CPIM leaders including former MP Sankar Prashad Datta who also is the state CITU secretary, former Minister Manik Dey and others took part in the protest.