position. Why hand over the extra gain to the organisation ? After all he has exerted himself, such being the case why should the extra gain go to the organisation? The crafty leader starts thinking in these terms. This process is accelerated because there is a well planned conspiracy hatched out by the Governments and managements in every country to corrupt the leaders of the trade unions. This applies not only to India but also to every other country. They try to reduce the militancy of the leader by making him love the comforts of life and develop the line of least resistance.
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» As air travel, five star comforts and the additional gains from the meetings increase, the leadership gives up the path of struggle. Thereby that union which was a militant one and struggle oriented in the year 1958 and was considered to be one of the very militant unions amongst the Central Government employees lost its character, even tte»agh the same leadership continued in the union. At the call of the National Campaign Committee. the industrial workers in India declared their intcn. tioal to go on a countrywide strike on 19th January, •1982. The Central 'Government employees were also in a mood to participate in this strike on a gympathetic basis. This union of the Central Government employees withdrew from t^e struggle and the union leadership stabbed, in the back the trade union struggle of the Indian workers, wfaaBtqr this treachery led to.the decrease of the influence of the-workers. This treachery was not in the tradition