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Migrant workers stage flash protest defying curbs in Chennai

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Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Defying curbs and norms like

physical distancing, migrant workers on Saturday staged a flash protest here, demanding that the authorities send them to their home states like Jharkhand immediately, an official said.

The workers, housed at various facilities in the city converged at three different locations --Velachery, Pozhichallur and Guindy Industrial Estate-- demanding that they be sent home, he said.

The protests led to anxiety for a while, the official said, adding that police pacified the workers and sent them back to their respective locations of stay.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, May 02 2020. 20:37 IST