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PHOTO GALLERY: General strike in India for better wages, job security




Contractual health workers, who said their contracts were not renewed by the government, shout slogans as they march in support of a nationwide two-day strike in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 29, 2022. AP

Workers and labour union activists hold placards as they march in support of a nationwide two-day strike in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 29, 2022. AP

Workers and labour union activists hold placards as they march in support of a nationwide two-day strike in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 29, 2022. AP

A protestor shouts slogans during a march in support of a nationwide two-day strike in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 29, 2022. AP

A woman carries a child and marches in support of a nationwide two-day strike in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 29, 2022. AP

A protestor shouts slogans during a march in support of a nationwide two-day strike in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 29, 2022. About a dozen labour unions that organized the strike want the government to provide universal social security coverage for workers in the vast unorganized sector, hike the minimum wage under a flagship employment guarantee program and scrap a new labor law that gives employers greater leeway in setting wages and working hours. AP

Banks employees take part in a protest during a nationwide general strike against the policies of the central government, in Amritsar on March 28, 2022. AFP

Leftist activists take part in a rally during a nationwide general strike against various central government s policies in Chennai on March 28, 2022. AFP

Protesters take part in a demonstration during a nationwide general strike against the policies of the central government, in Ahmedabad on March 28, 2022. AFP