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Tripura BJP urges people to oppose trade unions' strike

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

The unit of the BJP said Monday it would oppose the nationwide strike called by central trade unions and called upon people to their protest.

A two-day-long nationwide strike has been called by ten major trade unions, including the CITU and the All (AITUC), to protest against the alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms of the

Pratima Bhowmik, the of BJP, said the strike, beginning Tuesday, would inconvenience common people.

She also requested the to alert the police and the administration and ensure that the supporters of the strike do not harm people or damage vehicles and destroy properties of government or private firms.

"Our party opposes the strike, because it would cause inconvenience to people, paralyse normal functioning and spoil the work culture in the state.

"We also appeal to people to oppose the strike and maintain a peaceful and normal life," Bhowmik told reporters.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 20:40 IST