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International Tea Day

Celebrate with those who produce tea

11th ITD (December 15, 2015): STGs are Asserting their Rights

International Tea Day, December 15 :  Small Tea Growers in West Bengal and North Eastern States are Asserting Their Rights for Fairer terms of Trade

Continue reading “11th ITD (December 15, 2015): STGs are Asserting their Rights”

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9th ITD: CEC’s Message on International Tea Day, 2013

To, the Convenor, International Tea Day (India Chapter)

Dear Ashok Ghosh,

Centre for Education and Communication (CEC) salutes hundreds of thousands of workers Continue reading “9th ITD: CEC’s Message on International Tea Day, 2013”

7th ITD (December 15, 2011): Call by Small Tea Growers

Call given by CISTA, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

International Tea Day (ITD) is celebrated in different tea growing parts of the world since 2005. ITD was started in response to the crisis in tea industry during 1998, especially Continue reading “7th ITD (December 15, 2011): Call by Small Tea Growers”

7th ITD (December 15, 2011): Call by Workers

Call given by the Organising Committee, Kolkata, West Bengal

As tea consumption levels swell globally, tea retains the status of one of the most consumed beverages in the world. Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) observes Continue reading “7th ITD (December 15, 2011): Call by Workers”

5th ITD: TU Declaration on Housing and Land Rights

Valparai, Tamil Nadu. December 15, 2009

On the Fifth International Tea Day (ITD) on December 15, 2009, assemblies of Tea workers in Alipur Dwar, West Bengal, Vandiperiyar, Kerala and Valparai, Tamilnadu  issue the following declaration on the “Housing and Land Rights in Tea Plantation Workers”. Continue reading “5th ITD: TU Declaration on Housing and Land Rights”

4th ITD (2008): Empowerment of Women Workers

Birpada, West Bengal. December 15, 2018

The ITD celebrations by the tea workers had ‘empowerment of women workers’ as the theme, which was picked up by the UTUC under the leadership of Ashok Ghosh. The UTUC West Bengal organised a workshop on the theme, on December 14th, followed by a rally Continue reading “4th ITD (2008): Empowerment of Women Workers”

4th ITD: Preparatory Meeting

Circuit House, Kolkata. March 8, 2008

1. List of Attendees:

  1. Rajan Pradhan, AITUC Continue reading “4th ITD: Preparatory Meeting”

4th ITD: Massive Gathering of Small Tea Growers at Islampur

Islampur, West Bengal. December 15, 2008

Confederation of Indian Small Tea Grower Associations (CISTA) took the initiative in organising the International Tea Day, 2008 at Islampur, West Bengal. CISTA was formally launched in Ellappara, Kerala in 2007 as a body of small tea grower associations in Continue reading “4th ITD: Massive Gathering of Small Tea Growers at Islampur”

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