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Mamata rolls out worker welfare schemes, opposition says old ones, new names

With local elections due in early 2018, Mamata doles out retirement benefits for contract labour.

On November 24, the West Bengal finance department issued a notification announcing Rs 2 lakh in post retirement benefits to all contract workers in the unorganised sector. Former Left Front labour minister and CITU (Centre of Indian Trade Unions) state president Anadi Sahoo promptly cited

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