Support for our Andolan has been pouring in from near and far. The Gorakhpur Workers’ Andolan in UP sent a message of solidarity for our Andolan. You can listen to the audio clip here
Their fight is, in many ways, similar to ours. They too are fighting a system that is denying the working class their rights. 18 workers of Ankur Udyog Ltd. were fired by the factory owners for participating in a May Day rally in New Delhi. To protest this unfair act, fellow workers organised a demonstration on the 3rd of May. Goons hired by the factory owners shot at the workers, injuring 20 people. The government too supported the factory owners and instead of taking action against them, they jailed 12 workers. The workers went on a hunger strike demanding justice. Their fight continues.
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