Ranchi: Lockout has been imposed at the Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HEC) headquarters for the second day. Company officers and workers have locked out all three HEC plants demanding outstanding salaries. Everyone has been banned from entering the three plants including the headquarters.
Earlier, workers had started gathering outside the company headquarters from 8 am on Wednesday. After this, the main gates of Heavy Machine Tools Plant (HMTP), Heavy Machine Building Plant (HMBP) and Foundry Forge Plant (FFP) as well as the main gate of the corporation headquarters were locked. After this lockout, HEC has become closed in a way.
The employees have staged an indefinite lockout in the company. Seven labor organizations are coming together on one platform and agitating. BMS supporters are supporting this movement from outside. Currently, Hatiya Mazdoor Workers Union, Hatiya Mazdoor Union, Hatiya Lok Manch, HEC Shramik Sangharsh Union, Hatiya Project Workers Union and HEC Officers Association are included on one platform.
HEC Shramik Employees Union: Prakash Kumar, Manish Kumar, Rajesh Kumar, Sanjay Sinha and Shubhash Chaudhary Hatia Workers Union: Mahendra Kumar, Deepak Kumar, Bhawan Singh, Harendra Yadav Hatia Workers Union: M.P. Ramachandra, R.K. Shahi, Arjun, Ram Sundar Swami, Amarendra Kumar Supply Struggle Committee: Dilip Singh, Manoj Pathak, Y. Tripathi, Pramod Kumar Hatia Mazdoor Lok Manch: Ram Kumar Nayak, Kamal Mahali, Chirag Barla, Sunil Tirkihatiya Project Workers Union: Girish Chauhan.