RSS-affiliated Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh protesting Modi govt's policies

New Delhi, Nov 17: The RSS-affiliated Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) had said it would hold protests from this month against "the anti-labour policies" of the Narendra Modi government and the agitation has culminated in a march to Parliament in November.

BMS General Secretary Virjesh Upadhyay siad that their demands include regularisation of contract labour, equal pay for equal work and social security and other benefits for skilled workers.

The BMS also opposes the government policy on disinvestment and privatisation of the public sector, he said.

Upadhyay added that the decision was taken autonomously by the labour organisation and the RSS had nothing to do with it.

"RSS is an ideology. But we are an autonomous organisation with our own governance and decision making process," he added.