Organizing Small Retail Workers in Bengaluru

Organizing Small Retail Workers in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Bangalore)  Here are some pictures of the work of ACORN India and organizer Suresh Kadashan in organizing retial workers in Bengaluru who have to fight against displacement of vendor space and for union recognition.

Organizing on the city buses . . .

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Market plans being discussed with Suresh and the K. R. Puram Santhe Maidane Market Association Secretary

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Farmers’ Market

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Some of the street vendors with organizer Suresh Kadashan.

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The third-generation president of the K. R. Puram Santhe Maidane Market Association working with ACORN talks of the next action that is slated to protest displacement and developer plans as a rally where at the end they give blood and donate their eyes to charity, since, yes, the city is taking their very lifeblood and future vision away.

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Suresh & the Streetvendor President’s Wife

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Member selling coconuts.

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Spices from our traders.

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Goat and her kid frolicking in the streets.

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Four kinds of chilli.

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Puja Spices

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Trading spices with four kinds of vermillion.

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