Massive workers’ protest at Harig India Pvt Ltd

The protest began after factory security guards opened fire at unarmed workers protesting against the suspension of seven workers and unpaid wages.

September 11, 2019 by Peoples Dispatch
Harig India Workers' protest 7 september 1977

On September 7, 1977 workers at Harig India Pvt Limited (a machine production company) embarked on a massive protest in Gaziabad, near the capital city, New Delhi. The protest began after factory security guards opened fire at unarmed workers protesting against the suspension of seven workers and unpaid wages. In response to the firing and attack by the company thugs, the workers’ burned down the factory. The Central Indian Trade Union (CITU) and workers from near-by factories launched protests in solidarity with the workers of Harig India and condemned the rampant exploitation and attacks against working class.

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