VARANASI WEAVERS TRUST
23 May 2006
Held at Diamond Hotel, Varanasi, UP
Deputy Director, Handlooms
Deputy Director, Varanasi Weaving Center
Sardar Maqbool Hassan, Bunkar Biradari
Representative, Congress (I)
Representative, Samajwadi Party
Representatives of all major Weavers’ Organbizations
Human Rihgts groups, weavers and public who participated at the meetings with the Planning Commission of India held in Varanasi.
Malviya Center for Peace Research,BHU
The session was chairted by
Dr K. N. Bhatt, G B Pant Institute, Allahabad
Nizammuddin, Ishtyak and Siddique Hasan informed participants of the meetings with Planning Commission team in Varanasi.
Dr Lenin presented Dr Darin’s proposal for the Varanasi Weavers Trust.
Considered opinions were presented by the stakeholders and observers present.
The meeting unanimously resolved that
The state Government of Uttar Pradesh should immediately implement the shceme for the “Varanasi Weavers Trust” presented in the Report by Dr Darin presented to the State by Dr Lenin and PVCHR.
There had been much discussion on this report in numerous forums and groups so far and it was felt that it was now the time to act.