Trade Unions strike enters second day


New Delhi, Jan 9: The 48-hour nationwide strike called by different trade unions entered the second-day, disrupting normal life in several parts of the country on Wednesday.

As many as 10 CTUs including INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, and AIUTUC, among others with around 20 crore workers affiliated to them are protesting alleged anti-labour policies of the Central government.

The Unions are demanding minimum wages, social security schemes and against privatisation of public and government sector and others.

Several incidents of violence and clash have been also reported.

Protesters vandalised a government bus in West Bengal’s Dinhata, Cooch Behar, In which 2 people including bus driver was injured.

The strike mostly affected traffic movement at several places as the agitators resorted to road and rail blockades.

They obstructed train services in Bhubaneswar, Balasore, Berhampur, Cuttack and many other places in the state.


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