Norms of social distancing were allegedly defied at a protest organised by Congress MLA Vinay Jaiswal in the Korea district of Chhattisgarh.
Mr Jaiswal was staging a protest to demand the reinstatement of 32 workers of a company.
Mr Jaiswal said, “Based on a fictitious probe, the workers were sacked by South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. during previous BJP government in the state.”
#WATCH Chhattisgarh: Norms of social distancing flouted at a protest organised by Congress MLA Vinay Jaiswal in Korea district, demanding the reinstatement of 32 workers of a company. pic.twitter.com/SvFxEO97Dz
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In a video of the incident, Mr Jaiswal could be seen surrounded by nearly a dozen protesters with some of them seen without masks. They raised slogans and held placards against the sacking of workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.