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Strike continues, Maruti's Manesar plant closed for 5th day

autos Updated: Jun 08, 2011 10:57 IST

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The country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday said production at its Manesar facility continues to be completely stopped as the workers' strike at the plant entered its fifth day.

"Strike is continuing... The production is fully stopped," a company spokesperson said.

Around 2,000 workers at the plant have been on strike since Saturday, resulting in a production loss of about 3,000 units till yesterday and the value of the loss is estimated to be around Rs 150 crore.

The company had yesterday said its sales will be affected if the strike at the Manesar plant prolongs.

The Manesar plant rolls out about 1,200 units every day in two shifts.

The factory produces hatchbacks Swift and A-Star and sedans DZiRE and SX4.

The company's shares were trading at Rs 1,229.95 apiece in the morning on the Bombay Stock Exchange, down 0.87%.