varanasi weaver

The strike call was given by Uttar Pradesh Bunkar Mahasabha and Varanasi-based organisation Biradarana Tanzim. (HT File photo: Raj K Raj)

Varanasi weavers go on indefinite strike over new power tariff

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 08:35 AM IST
There are about 5 lakh weavers associated with weaving of Banarasi sarees, stoles and other clothes in the city and they claim the government move was burning a hole in their pocket.
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