GEFONT observes December18; Grand Rally demonstrated
GEFONT observed December 18- the International Migrants' Rights Day staging a workers rally with a participation in Pokhara. Demanding democracy and peace the marchers rallied different parts of the city and finally converged into mass meeting in local Exhibition ground.
The mass meeting was jointly inaugurated by 5 ex-migrant namely Mangal Gurung, Prabina Gurung, Radhika Rai, Mitra Lal Pahari, Damodar Timilsina returned from various countries along with retired Lieutenant Victoria Cross winner ex-British Gurkha Tul Bahadur Gurung. Chairman Mukunda Neupane and other dignitaries in the programme lit the candle in memory of all deceased Nepali during performing their jobs in aboard.
As of previous year, this year as well 5 foreign delegates 4 from Migrant Trade Union (KCTU- Korean Confederation of Trade Unions) and 1 from Solidarity for Migrant Rights Korea participated in the programme.
Among the major civil society organisations, Tamu Dhi-Kaski; Magar Association, WOREC, private & boarding school association participated in the programme. Popular Singer Sambhu Rai and Korean artists along with local performers perform cultural event on the occasion.
This programme is a part of GEFONT policy of Regional mobilisation as adopted during 4th National Congress 2004.
In home or aboard- Fair Wage and Decent work was this year's theme slogan. The programme was chaired by Chairman Neupane where various speakers addressed the mass meetig.
yeon yeong seok in nepal pokhara city dec 18 2005
pokhara fishtail mountain from really stage
shangrila hotel union worker /yeon yeong seok
womens joined in dec 18 international migrant day really
gefont members in really
bajra rai gefont migrant branch member(before he was etu-mb member in korea)
really marching at the street
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