The protesters called for the roll back of the controversial farm laws and labor codes as well as the strengthening of public health infrastructure.
A.R. Sindhu, National Secretary, Centre of Indian Trade Unions explains why ASHAs are important to India’s health system and why they are on strike.
While domestic workers number in the tens of millions—constituting a major proportion of India’s workforce—their labor is not formally recognized, and they lack essential rights and guarantees.
The farmers, under the banner of All India Kisan Coordination Committee, an organization of more than 250 farmers’ groups, said three new laws approved by the govt. would benefit corporates at the cost of their livelihood
Those retrenched were employed by Celebi Airport Services India, which handles ground operations at Delhi airport. The company recently laid off 708 of its 1,19 workers, citing a steep decline in business