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Striking workers resort to arson in Noida, nationwide bandh peaceful

India TV reporters/IANS/PTI [ Updated 20 Feb 2013, 17:20:54 ]
Striking workers resort to arson in Noida, nationwide bandh peaceful

Noida/New Delhi/Mumbai/Kolkata, Feb 20:  Angry protesting workers went on a rampage in Noida Phase two, Hosiery complex  today as they set on fire vehicles parked outside factories. Police haad to resort to firing teargas shells to disperse the strikers. 



The workers also set fire to a Noida Fire Brigade vehicle and ransacked factories and shops, where work was in progress. 

The two-day strike call given by the major trade unions had little effect in the national capital where, buses, Delhi Metro and taxis plied normally. 

The same was the scene in Mumbai, but in Kolkata, the Left trade unions ensured a complete bandh. 

In Ambala, Haryana, an AITUC leader Narender Singh was crushed by a bus, as he was trying to prvent plying of Haryana Roadways buses. The protesters damaged several vehicles parked in the vicinity.

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