Centre of Indian Trade Unions

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CITU logo.png
Full name Centre of Indian Trade Unions
Founded 1970
Members 5 million
Affiliation WFTU
Key people Dr. K. Hemalatha, President
Office location New Delhi, India
Country India
Website www.citucentre.org

Centre of Indian Trade Unions, CITU is a National level Trade Union in India politically affiliated to the Communist Party of India (Marxist) as its trade union wing and is a spearhead of the Indian Trade Union Movement.[citation needed] The Centre of Indian Trade Unions is today one of biggest assembly of workers and classes of India. It has strong unchallangeable presence in the Indian state of Tripura besides a good presence in West Bengal and Kerala. They have an average presence in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.

4th CITU West Bengal state conference poster

According to the provisional statistics from the Ministry of Labour, CITU had a membership of 3,222,532 in 2002.[1]

Tapan Sen is the General Secretary of CITU and K.Hemalata is the president.




  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-09.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

It runs a monthly organ named WORKING CLASS. Tapan Sen is the General Secretary and A K Padmanabhan is the president.

External links

  • Official site

Coordinates: 28°37′46.5″N 77°14′18.4″E / 28.629583°N 77.238444°E / 28.629583; 77.238444

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