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Vizag turns red as workers protest VSP privatisation

All trade unions and political parties, excluding BJP, participated in the sit-in.

Published: 06th February 2021 07:51 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th February 2021 07:51 AM   |  A+A-

Steel plant employees and workers led by the joint action committee taking out a two wheeler rally to protest against privatisation of VSP. (Photo | EPS)

By Express News Service

VISAKHAPATNAM: Main thoroughfares of the city turned red as hundreds of employees and workers led by the joint action committee (JAC) took out a two-wheeler rally from Visakhapatnam Steel Plant gate at Kurmannapalem to Gandhi Statue at GVMC office on Friday to stage a protest against disinvestment of RINL.  Slogans of ‘Visakha Ukku, Andhrula Hakku’ rented the air en route the rally

All trade unions and political parties, excluding BJP, participated in the sit-in. Trade union leaders demanded the NDA government at the Centre to withdraw its proposal to privatise the RINL.  They also urged the ruling State government to adopt a resolution in the Legislative Assembly against privatisation of the plant. 



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