Maruti Suzuki hit by Manesar protests
* The workers are being organised by former union Maruti Suzuki Workers Union, union official was cited.
* MSWU is no longer operational after instigating the July violence, according to the report.
* Maruti spokesman confirms protests are taking place at its Manesar plant, but says they do not involve current employees and will have no impact on production.
Maruti suzuki workers on hunger strike from tomorrow
The worker's body of Maruti Suzuki India's Gurgaon plant has thrown its weight behind the sacked colleagues of the Manesar unit who are going on a two-day hunger strike from tomorrow to protest their reinstatement.
"The workers at Manesar who have been dismissed will be going on hunger strike on November 7 and 8. While we will not take part in the hunger strike, we will join them in the protest rally to be held after it as a mark of support," Maruti Udyog Kamgar Union (MUKU) General Secretary Kuldeep Janghu said.
After the July 18 violence at the Manesar plant in which one senior executive was killed, the company had fired 546 workers. The police have arrested 149 of them, including the office bearers of Maruti Suzuki Workers Union (MSWU) for alleged involvement in the violence.
With their leaders behind the bars, they have
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