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Trade Unions’ Strike Brings Metropolis to a Halt on Wednesday

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Trade Unions’ Strike Brings Metropolis to a Halt on Wednesday

September 03
09:21 2015

strikeNew Delhi, Thursday, September 3 – It was a tough day for commuters as strike of trade unions brought the national capital and other regions to a halt. More than a few offices were closed on Wednesday keeping in mind no transport facility to reach at work place and be back home on the dot.

The strike called by 10 trade unions to protest in opposition to changes in labor laws and privatization of PSUs paralyzed Delhi. Around 15 crore workers were on strike a day ago, hitting normal lives to an unimaginable extent.

Those who preferred going out thanks to emergency of work faced a lot of problem. Hot climatic conditions added to the troubles for most of the travelers. Metro rail services are operating normally but major issue for the residents was to reach at metro stations. Many were stranded at different locations.

“What is our fault? Such things are not new. Government must take this matter seriously as they can’t leave the masses to suffer badly. Strikes aren’t good as it brings work in different sectors to a standstill,” said an employee of a private company in Noida who, along with others, was forced to make his own travel arrangements due to nationwide bandh.

Situations were almost same in various cities. In fact, violence has been reported from some states. Commuting is likely to return to normal on Thursday. However, some regions might see partial effect of the strike today as well.