Banglahant Desk: BJP MP S Muniswamy on Saturday alleged that the SFI had a hand in the trouble with Karnataka's Wistron Corporation. Comrade Srikanth, president of the SSFI taluk of Kolar, was arrested in the incident.
“Communist Student Wing #SFI is behind Apple plant violence in Bengaluru “: Kolar MP
Local SFI President is arrested in connection with the riot.
– ABVP Karnataka (@ABVPKarnataka) December 16, 2020
Akhil Bharatiya Chhatra Parishad Karnataka tweeted after the arrest of the SFI leader, ‘What happened at Apple Company is at the hands of the leftist student organization SFI ঃ the banner MP. A local SFI leader has been arrested in connection with the riots. The leftist ideology has always tried to destroy and destroy social harmony.
By the way, when the shift was changed at 8:30 in the morning, there was a sudden noise. There have been allegations of stone pelting, massive factory vandalism, arson, burning of a car and even the theft of an iPhone worth around Rs 1.5 crore. Office equipment is also severely damaged.
Allegedly, the Taiwanese company had invested Rs 60 crore here last year to build the factory, but was not paying the workers properly. The salaries of the workers were reduced. However, Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwat Narayan was present to check the situation. The Karnataka government has also promised to help the company.
The company has filed lawsuits against 6,000 people over the incident. Of these, 5,000 worked for the company and 2,000 were expatriates. It also promised to employ 25,000 Indians by 2021. But now everything has come to a standstill. However, Apple currently has 2,000 permanent employees out of 12,000 employees and is discussing giving them a safe environment and due respect.