Strike of Jewelers is becoming more intense with the passing days. As the government is not paying heed to their demands they are staging protest in every possible manner they can.
Today on S.G Highway at ISCON Arcade, Jewelers Association stage protest by doing Chakkajam. Nearly 700 blocked the road by lying down. They also set ablaze wheels by shouting slogan against Government. Police reached the spot as soon as they came to know about the incident. To control the crowd police charged lathi on them and detained 3-4 people.
Police already knew about the protest a day before therefore it deployed its officer at different places.
Jewelers are on strike from last 15 days demanding rollback of excise duty on Jeweleries.