Bharat Bandh turns violent in Noida
Day - 3
Shri O P Singh IPS ADG (NCR) visited the industrial areas of the Noida and Greater Noida City yesterday 21st Feb 2013, to take stock of the situation. Having reviewed the situation with the various industries personnel concerned; he has assured them of full support and have also advised his team mates to be on their toes for any support to the Noida and Greater Noida industries concerns in any eventuality. Enclosed are few snapshots of the event.
Bharat Bandh in Noida - DM says about 120 persons detained by Noida Police
At least 131 people have been arrested for looting and damaging around 600 offices yesterday in Noida, just 15 kms from Delhi during a nationwide strike called by major trade unions.
Police has registered 184 cases so far in connection with the violence that took place in Noida's industrial are in phase II. Those arrested include some local trade union leaders. The charges against them include arson and attempt to murder. Some of those arrested we spoke to, claimed they had no union affiliations and were labourers at these units picked up by the police when they were leaving after the first wave of violence started.
Bharat Bandh in Noida - ADG Police flag marched in Noida sector 8, 9,10
Bharat Bandh in Noida - ADG Police flag marched in Noida Phase II, sector 8, 9,10
Bharat bandh..Noida Phase II Trade Union Workers resorting to violence
Trade Unions , mainly CITU/AITUC & CPIM have sponsored a Nationwide Bandh on 21st & 22nd of Feb. 2013 to press for the interests of the Labour Community. Their main demands include Revision in minimum wage to Rs.10,000/- , Abolition of contractual acts & Social security in General.
To-day's situation has been too bad with incidents of Traffic Jams / Lathi Charges & of Firing at places. Employees all across the industries / Organisations have faced an uphill task of making it to their Factories / Offices, even risking their Securities.
According to the reports, during an all-India strike on Wednesday, factories and cars were vandalized in Hoisery complex, phase 2 in Noida. The protestors pelted stones at some factories that had opened and burnt some vehicles, including a fire engine.
As per the sources, police had to resort lathi charge to control the crowd and some of the policemen were injured in the violence
Cars burn in an factory parking lot during the first day of 'Bharat Bandh' called by trade unions, at industrial area phase 2 in Noida
Bharat band violence in Noida - DM And SSP Noida Shalabh Mathur Views
People look on near cars burnt by people at a factory, during the first day of 'Bharat Bandh' called by trade unions, at industrial area phase 2 in Nodia on Wednesday
Violence marks countrywide strike, millions stay away from work
The two-day nationwide trade union strike turned violent in Noida of Uttar Pradesh with group of protesters pelting stones on roads and burning vehicles.The agitated protesters pelted stones on several factories in Noida Phase-II which were opened. The violent protesters set several vehicles including a fire engine on fire. The police had to resort to lathicharge to disperse the mob
Noida Police on high alert during two-day Bharat Bandh
Noida Phase II Trade Union Workers resorting to violence