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1.5 million powermen to go on strike against 'privatisation' policies

Powermen also up in arms against Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2014

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Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
An estimated 1.5 million power sector workers and engineers would proceed on a two-day pan-India strike on 8th and 9th January against the ‘privatisation’ policies of the central and state governments.

Power-men are also against the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2014. The strike decision was taken at New Delhi on Saturday in a meeting under the banner of National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees and Engineers (NCCOEEE), an umbrella organisation of 1.5 million power workers & engineers in the public energy sector.

The organisation also decided to go on a flash strike if the Centre tried to pass the Bill in

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First Published: Sep 30 2018 | 4:36 PM IST

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