Hind Mazdoor Sabha
|Full name||Hind Mazdoor Sabha|
|Founded||29 December 1948|
|Key people||Sharad Rao, president
Harbhajan Sing Siddhu, general secretary
|Office location||New Delhi, India|
The HMS was founded in Howrah on 29 December 1948, by socialists, Forward Bloc followers and independent unionists. Its founders included Basawon Singh (Sinha), Ashok Mehta, R.S. Ruikar, Maniben Kara, Shibnath Banerjee, R.A. Khedgikar, T.S. Ramanujam, V.S. Mathur, G.G. Mehta. R.S. Ruikar was elected president and Ashok Mehta general secretary. HMS absorbed the Royist Indian Federation of Labour and the socialist Hind Mazdoor Panchayat. In March 1949, HMS claimed to have 380 affiliated unions with a combined membership of 618 802.
- ICTUR et al.,, ed. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.
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