The workers are trying to regroup after every attack and are slowly but resolutely proceeding towards the commissioner's office. The workers have decided to stage a sit-in at the commissioner's office till their demands are met. The situation is tense and the adamant attitude of the officials may may lead to further violence from the administration.
We will try to keep you updated of any new developments. Please call on these numbers and ask the Gorakhpur officials to stop the repression immediately and listen to workers' demands:
About 100 workers including women workers arrested, after second round of lathicharge.
Div. Commissioner, Gkp, Mr K. Ravindra Nair: 09454400207
District Masgistrate, AK Shukla: 09454417544
City Magistrate, JK Singh: 09454416213