Bhopal, Sep 2 (IANS) The effects of the nationwide strike on Friday by 10 central trade unions (CTUs) against the Union government’s “anti-labour” policies were felt across Madhya Pradesh.
As a part of the strike, meetings and rallies were organised in various areas. The factories of Bhopal-based Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) were also affected.
Talking to IANS, Deepak Gupta State Secretary of the Congress party-affiliated Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) said that of the 14,000 workers in the BHEL factories, most are on strike.
Similarly, other areas of the state such as Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, and Jabalpur, among others, have also been adversely affected by the strike, sources said.