The proposed indefinite strike of 80,000 employees of 41 Ordnance Factories across the country from October 12, has been called off
The joint press release from the AIDEF, INDWF and BPMS says "Pending conciliation proceedings, government will not go ahead with the process of Corporatization of Ordnance Factories in accordance with Sec.33(1) of the ID Act of 1947. Accordingly, the proposed indefinite strike of the Ordnance Factories proposed from 12/10/2020 is hereby deferred. You are requested to conduct Gate Meetings on 10/10/2020 or on 12/10/2020 depending on the local situation and inform employees about the outcome of the conciliation proceedings."
The statement has been signed by C. Srjkumar, General Secretary of All India Defence Employees Federation (AIDEF), R. Sriniwasan, General Secretary of Indian National Defence Workers Federation (INDWF) and Mukesh Singh, General Secretary of Bhartiya Pratiraksha Mazdoor Samiti (BPMS)