Millions of Indian workers stage strike
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Millions of Indian workers stage one of the biggest labor strikes in history

Millions of Indian workers stage strike

Indian activists shout slogans during a rally in Kolkata, supporting the nationwide strike called by 10 major trade unions over wages and economic reforms. Millions of public-sector workers went on strike across India protesting against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plans for greater privatization and a proposed minimum wage increase they say is inadequate.

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Millions of Indian workers stage strike

Indian taxi drivers wait for passengers outside a railway station during a nationwide strike called by 10 major trade unions over wages and economic reforms in Kolkata.

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Millions of Indian workers stage strike

Members of different trade unions hold placards and shout slogans against the Bharatiya Janata Party during the All India strike in Bangalore, India.

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Millions of Indian workers stage strike

Indian workers participate in a rally during a nationwide strike called by trade unions in Hyderabad, India.

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Millions of Indian workers stage strike

The railway station in Dharmanagar, India, is deserted during a nationwide strike called by 10 major trade unions over wages and economic reforms.

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Millions of Indian workers stage strike

A commuter drives a two-wheeler along an empty flyover in Kolkata, India, during a nationwide strike called by 10 major trade unions over wages and economic reforms.

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Millions of Indian workers stage strike

Counters inside a branch of Allahabad Bank in New Delhi, India, are deserted during a nationwide strike called by trade unions.

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Millions of Indian workers stage strike

Indian city buses sit idle at a bus depot in Secunderabad, India, during a nationwide strike called by 10 major trade unions over wages and economic reforms.

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