firecracker industry

Cracker units show fewer workers to evade laws, deny benefits: Activist

So, we started working in firecracker units where we at least get regular salary based on our work.” “An explosion once injured my head.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Sivakasi's firecracker industry cries for hospitals with advanced burns unit

Sivakasi started making a name for itself as the firecracker hub of India after 1960. But sadly, accidents and deaths too have been continuing for the last 62 years. 

published on : 1st February 2022

It’s no blast of a time for cracker makers

Meet Jebajyothi, a cracker unit worker and a CITU functionary, who lives in the heart of Sivakasi in a narrow street full of closely arrayed houses.

published on : 4th November 2021