Comrade Umraomal Purohit Secretary Staff side National Council ( JCM) and President All India Railwaymen's Federation died today 27/2/14 at 4.40 am . The COC Karnataka condoles his death, we have lost a good leader who fought for all Central Government Employees especially during pay commissions. We pray GOD to rest his soul in peace.
Comrade Umraomal has been active in the Indian trade union movement for over five decades. He started his career in Indian Railways and became the General Secretary of the Western Railway Employees Union in 1958 at the age of 30. In 1962 he was elected as the Assistant General Secretary of the All India Railwaymens Federation (AIRF). Purohit has also been leading the Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS), a trade union national centre, since 1985, and has served as AIRF President since 1980.