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Workers from across sectors begin 3-day dharna in Delhi

Updated: November 9, 2017 22:31 IST | Our Bureau

10 Central unions, independent federations threaten indefinite strike

Hundreds of workers from across sectors, such as coal, steel, transport, telecom, petroleum, electricity, railways, banks, insurance, defence, ports & docks, construction, on Thursday began a three-day dharna in the Capital to build pressure on the NDA government to withdraw anti-labour laws, protect jobs, stop privatisation and raise minimum wages.

In a statement, the Joint Trade Union Platform formed by 10 Central trade unions and independent federations, said the “mahapadav” (mega dharna) in Delhi was because successive governments