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Arvind workers’ strike ends after three weeks

Textile firm Arvind Ltd on Monday said that workers at its Naroda facility in Ahmedabad have called off their over three-week long strike.

Written by Press Trust Of India | New Delhi | Published: July 3, 2012 4:40:15 am

Textile firm Arvind Ltd on Monday said that workers at its Naroda facility in Ahmedabad have called off their over three-week long strike.

“Workers of our Naroda denim plant and Ankur Textiles,a division of the company,have called off the strike unconditionally and have resumed work from the third shift on June 29,” Arvind Ltd said in a filing to the BSE.

The strike started on June 4 with about 200 workers of the Naroda denim plant abstaining from work,it added. As as result,operations in the facility were affected. The plant employs around 3,400 workers.

Further,around 550 workers of Ankur Textiles,a division of the firm that manufactures voiles fabrics,had joined the strike on June 17,thereby partially affecting the operations.

‘We expect that the production of Naroda denim plant as well as Ankur Textiles will reach the normal level in about a week’s time,” the company said.

The plant located at Naroda Road primarily produces denim fabrics. It has an annual capacity of 84 million metres out of 108 million metres of total denim capacity of the company.

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