Noida: In view of nationwide strike called by trade unions from Wednesday, Noida Police has been put on high alert to ward off any trouble.

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"Senior Superintendent of Police Shalabh Mathur has put the city on high alert and made elaborate security arrangements for the next two days to prevent violence," a senior police official said.
    
"Association has written to SSP requesting security on bandh days. In the past, strikes had triggered violence and damaged property," said Vipin Malhan, president of Noida Entrepreneur Association.

GOVT, TRADE UNIONS AT LOGGERHEADS
  • Talks between trade unions and government fail
  • Trade unions stand firm on call for a two-day nation-wide strike from Wednesday
  • Strike against government’s inaction on violation of labour laws and price rise
  • Strike to cause whopping loss to economy

PAC has been alerted, bomb squad, dog squad and anti riots vehicles are also deployed, the officer said.
    
Banking, insurance, transport and postal services are expected to be affected during the two days stir beside a loss of production in industries.

(JPN/Agencies)

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