Politics Central trade union strike on January 8 likely to see participation of 25 crore people Updated : January 07, 2020 09:13 AM IST The trade unions condemned the JNU violence and similar incidents in other university campuses and expressed their solidarity with students and teachers all over India. The unions also expressed displeasure over no Indian Labour Conference being held since July 2015, codification of labour laws and privatisation of PSUs. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government would oppose the January 8 strike called by the Central Trade Unions. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.