To celebrate the 2nd International Tea Day, a rally was organised at Hatton, Sri Lanka on December 15, 2006 by The Red flag Union, All Ceylon United Workers’ Congress, Workers’ Liberation Front, Lanka General Services union, National Union of Workers, Plantation Sector Social Forum, Centre for Social Concern, Social Welfare Mandram,¬†Plantation and
Rural Education Development Organization, Uwa Workers Development Fund, Christian Workers Fellowship, Society for Welfare Education on Awareness Training, Commission for Justice, Peace, Human Development and Human Rights Secretariat (SETIK), Upcountry Social Action Centre, Arising Sun Community Development Organization (ASCDO).

All the international delegates participated in the rally, addressed the gathering and expressed their solidarity towards the workers in the tea plantations of Sri Lanka. Around 5000 people had gathered at the public meeting in Hatton.

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