Fifth National Conference of CUPPE-Nepal Concludes with grand ceremony
January 13 - Fifth National Conference of Central union of Painters, Plumbers, Electro and Construction Workers-Nepal(CUPPEC) has been concluded in Katmandu.
The Conference was kicked-off on 11th January in Kathmandu. Hundreds of workers across the country and international guests from various Trade union organizations participated in rally which was started at 11am from Ratnapark and converged inaugural session at Natioonal City Hall Kathmandu. The conference was inaugurated by GEFONT President Cde. Bishnu Rimal.
The Conference elected Cde. Nara Nath Luitel as president and Cde. Manohari Siwakoti as Secretary General. The conference has elected 27 member central committee for next four years. The conference has also elected Cde.Chandra Bahadur Gurung as chief of Delegates Council and Cde.Harka Rai as Deputy Chief of Delegates Council.
In the ceremony, the senior unionists Cde Anta Lal Dhimal, Cde. Baburam Karki, Cde.Tek Bahadur Lama, Cde. Bhoj Bahadur Bhujel and Cde.Purna Maya Shrestha were honored for their valuable contribution for the establishment of CUPPEC Nepal by GEFONT President Cde. Bishnu Rimal.
Similarly, Best District committee of the year awards were given to Sunsari district committee, Sarlahi district committee and Navalparasi district committee by President Cde. Bishnu Rimal.
In the inaugural ceremony various speakers including Cde. JB Gurung from Construction and Allied Workers' Union of Nepal (CAWUN), Mr. Narayan Bhattarai from ILO/Nepal, Mr. Dhan Gurung from WWF and Cde. Binda Pandey member of ILo Governing body extended their best wishes for the grand success of the Conference.
Similarly, Various leaders of International Trade Union Movement Mr. Pierre Cuppens BWI vice President, Mr.R.C. Kunthiya BWI/ A/P Vice President, Mr. Apolinar Z. Tolentino,jr. from BWI A/p, Dr.Sharan K.C from Trade Union Solidarity Centre, Finland and Peter Sjostrand form Swedish Painters Union extended their best wishes for the grand success of the Conference. On the occasion, documentary focusing on history of CUPPEC was also shown.
List of newly elected CUPPEC’s Central Committee
Cde. Nara Nath Luintel
Cde.Beli Maiya Ghale
Cde. Manohari Siwakoti
Cde. Shanta Basnet
Cde. Krishna Baral
Cde.Ambir Kumar Lingdel
Cde. Raju Acharya
Cde. Ram Prasad pandey
Cde. Krishna Parasad Dhungel
Cde. Mukti nath Giri
Cde.Chanch Lal Bot
Cde. Ratna Devi Khadka
Cde.Man Bahadur Khadka
Cde. Bikram Sing Syangtang
Cde.Dhrupa devi Rai
Cde.Som Bahadur Ale
Cde. Kamala Ale
Cde. Padam Budhamagar