A condolence meeting was held on June 30, 2019 at BILS Seminar Hall for remembering and discussing life, struggle and work of eminent Trade Union leader, BILS Advisory Council Member and former General Secretary of Jatiya Sramik League Roy Ramesh Chandra.
Mentioning the vital role of Roy Ramesh Chandra for establishing workers’ rights, leaders in the meeting said that he was devoted to the welfare of country as well as society. Recalling his working life, speakers said that he had always stood beside the workers during their crisis and worked for the workers welfare.
The condolence meeting was presided over by BILS Chairman Md. Habibur Rahman Shiraz, while BILS Advisory Council Member Shah Mohd. Abu Zafar, Vice Chairman Anwar Hossain, Secretary General Nazrul Islam Khan, Joint Secretary General Dr. Wajedul Islam Khan, Joint Secretary General and Executive Director Md. Zafrul Hasan, Bangladesh Trade Union Shangha General Secretary Chowdhury Ashiqul Alam, Workers Specialist of ILO, ACTRAV, South Asia Syed Sultan Uddin Ahmmed, ILO CTO-SDIR Project Neeran Ramjuthaan, Samajtantrik Sramik Front General Secretary Razekuzzaman Ratan, Bangladesh Jatiya Sramik Federation General Secretary Mojibor Rahman, Bangladesh Sramik Federation General Secretary AAM Fayez Hossain, leaders of National Trade Union Federations, family member of Roy Ramesh Chandra and BILS officials were present in the meeting.
It is to be mentioned that veteran trade union leader with international reputation Roy Ramesh Chandra died on May15, 2019. He was 68. He left behind his wife, one son and one daughter.