Police baton charge protesting Damodar Valley Corporation workers in DurgapurNovember 28th, 2007 - 5:39 pm ICT by admin
Durgapur (West Bengal), Nov 28 (ANI): Police baton charged workers of the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) who demanded better service conditions in Durgapur on Wednesday.
Durgapur is an industrial metropolis in West Bengal, located about 160 km from Kolkata.
Police had to resort to force after some workers prevented their colleagues from going to work.
“We got complain from DVC ( Damodar Valley Corporation) that there were some protestors in front of their office. But there wasn’t any road block. The protest was regarding some complains of the local union,” said Sankha Biswas, police officer in charge, Durgapur.
The agitators want their wages increased and permanent jobs.
The workers are reported to be linked to the Bharatiya Mazdoor Morcha Union (BMMU). (ANI)