MAY DAY OF CINEMA WORKERS
Posted date: 02 Thu, May 2013 – 08:45:56 AM
We remember Vidhana Soudha and Vikasa Soudha! Not those who built sweating out. We remember those who stood behind in getting the structures.
Such things are common in every life. Those who have contributed are forgotten only the leader is kept in mind. Prof Baraguru Ramachandrappa the chief guest at Karmikara Dinacharane at Karnataka Cinema Workers Federation remembered the people who sweat it out.
A worker has got right today. It has a history. Like how the work is left to God in Vidhana Soudha (referring to the board ‘Sarkarada Kelasa Devara Kelasa) we should not follow such thing he felt.
Cinema Workers Federation President Ashok addressing on this occasion said we have not got justice in Cauvery and Dubbing issue. It is only the workers are fighting for such injustice he pointed.
Veteran journalist Dr Vijaya in her address pointed that once Okkuta was in the hands of rowdies. Dr Vijaya was also unhappy on the casting couch of Gandhinagar. Today it has grown up to a good position she said. KFCC
President B Vijayakumar promised to stand behind the cause of workers.
The May Day was also felicitation to Ishwari Kumar art director of Kannada cinema. The financial aid was given to families of cinema workers that lost their bread earner were handed over cheques ranging from Rs.1 lakh to Rs.2 lakhs.