Centre of Indian Trade Unions

Centre of Indian Trade Unions, CITU is a National level Trade Union in India and its trade union wing is a spearhead of the Indian Trade Union Movement.[citation needed] The Centre of Indian Trade Unions is today one of biggest assembly of workers and classes of India. It has strong unchallangeable presence in the Indian state of Tripura besides a good presence in West Bengal, Kerala and Kanpur. They have an average presence in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.

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Full nameCentre of Indian Trade Unions
Founded1970; 51 years ago (1970)
Key peopleDr. K. Hemalatha, President
Office locationNew Delhi, India
4th CITU West Bengal state conference poster

According to the provisional statistics from the Ministry of Labour, CITU had a membership of approximately 6,040,000 in 2015.[1]

Tapan Kumar Sen is the General Secretary and K. Hemalata is the president of CITU. K. Hemalata was the first woman President in CITU who was elected after A. K. Padmanabhan.[2] It runs a monthly organ named WORKING CLASS.

CITU is affiliated to the World Federation of Trade Unions.[3]


  1. ^ "CITU plans to expand its base in IT sector". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 26 March 2018. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 4 December 2020.CS1 maint: others (link)
  2. ^ Pioneer, The. "A first: Woman elected CITU president". The Pioneer. Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  3. ^ World Federation of Trade Unions. Indian Trade Union Delegation visits Venezuelan Embassy in New Delhi

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Coordinates: 28°37′46.5″N 77°14′18.4″E / 28.629583°N 77.238444°E / 28.629583; 77.238444