How Bengaluru women workers on behalf of pan-India, defeated the mighty Modi govt

Bengaluru: The two days of violent protests in Bengaluru, one in a buzzing area, Bommanahalli located at the hosur road connecting Electronic City, where the core IT companies are located. And another in Peenya, which is asia’s largest Industrial town, more to many Indian and International industries and garments.

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Women workers facing the heat of police as they had given orders of lathi charge when the situation went out of control

KSRTC and BMTC Bus caught fire by miscreants during the Garments workers protest against Central Govt Provident Fund Act at Peenya Road in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

KSRTC and BMTC Bus caught fire by miscreants during the Garments workers protest against Central Govt Provident Fund Act at Peenya Road in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

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When asked one of the women protesting, she said “it is my hard earned money, government cannot steal it”, She is absolutely right in saying the anger that poured out was the result of an accumulated pain and Helplessness and frustration. What gives me hope is that workers, especially women workers, realised they were being taken for a ride, and when they did , nothing could stop them. These 30000 workers of Bengaluru, on behalf of crores of workers of India, defeated the mighty modi led govt and succeeded in protecting the right of workers to decide on their savings.
I think this has to go down as a historical struggle in the long history of workers movement. Where women take the lead there is always a conviction so strong that they lose all fear.

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A BMTC bus being burnt by the angry protestors

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By Evening the news of violent protests becomes national news and central govt announced the Abeyance/withhold of the controversial PF amendments!

But the question which need answers are that is it the right way to protest, and Modi govt set wrong examples of yielding violent protests?  do we have to really look forward to more such battles? to have a better world for all? only time will heal and answers!!! for now who is “Being Right” is the question!!

— Manjunath Krishnamurthy