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Coming soon – Celebration of Anniversary of August 79 Strike Movement

19.08.2019

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


of the


BIGGEST WORKING CLASS MOBILIZATION IN ALL MAURITIAN HISTORY:


The August 1979 general strike movement.


 PROGRAM


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


Open Debate.


 For invitations, just ring Alain on 208 5551 or email us on lalitmail@intnet.mu