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Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi

The two-day Bharat bandh called by 11 major trade unions paralysed banking services across the country and shut down public transport in cities. Factories in Noida came under attack and a trade union activist died in violence in Ambala. Union Minister V Narayanasamy appealed to the unions to call off their strike, which industry body Assocham estimates will cause of loss of Rs. 15000-20000 crore.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
During the Bharat Bandh or all-India strike on Wednesday, factories and cars were vandalized in Greater Noida near Delhi.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
A unit of Halonix that makes lamps was badly damaged during the rampage.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
Cars set on fire in Noida.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
In the wake of riots, several establishments have put up signs outside the gate announcing that they will be closed for two days.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
Harjeev Chawla, one factory owner told NDTV that he began getting calls since around 8 am in the morning yesterday that mobs were roaming around the complex breaking glass and setting cars on fire.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
A fire brigade engine was also attacked and set on fire in the area.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
People walk past the vandalised cars at the premises of a factory.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
Factory owners told NDTV almost all buildings and warehouses in the complex were found vandalised with glass on facades broken.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
The worst-affected area was reportedly the Hoisery Complex, Phase 2, Noida.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
A policeman on the spot of riots.

(Image: AFP)
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
Some owners were holed up inside their offices, claiming that the police is ignoring desperate calls for help.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
A police van was damaged during stone pelting.
Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
Police later increased their presence in the area. However, many factory owners felt the damage was already done.

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Bharat Bandh: factories, cars attacked in Noida near Delhi
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