This coming Saturday 24 August, LALIT will be hosting
a celebration of the anniversary
August ’79 Strike --
the general strike movement that still has positive effects on Mauritian society
2:00 - 4:00 pm
LPT Hall, Royal Road, GRNW, Port Louis
About the event:
MAURITIAN HISTORY TOLD – 40th ANNIVERSARY
BIGGEST WORKING CLASS MOBILIZATION IN ALL MAURITIAN HISTORY:
The August 1979 general strike movement.
2:00 Tea, coffee, juice and mini-exhibition.
2:30 Panel Discussion
Presided: Rada Kistnasamy
Ram Seegobin will participate alongside all the 5 panelists.
How the August 79 Strike Movement Unfurled – Kisna Kistnasamy
The Longterm positive effects of the August 79 strike – Rajni Lallah
August 79 Strike and the State – Jean Claude Bibi
Witnesses from the floor.
Attempts to Eradicate all Memory of the Strike - right from when it was unfurling in August 79 – Alain Ah-Vee
Hunger Strikes – The Real Thing (in August 79 and picked up again in September 1980) – Lindsey Collen
For invitations, just ring Alain on 208 5551 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org