Responding to a call by the Central Trade Union in support with the Maruti workers AICCTU, AITUC, and CITU organized a joint solidarity demonstration at Ambedkar Chowk in Bhagalpur led by AICCTU National Vice President Com SK Sharma, AITUC leader Com Sudhir Sharma and CITU leader Com Manohar. Workers in large numbers joined the protest, raising slogans for withdrawal of all cases against the Maruti workers, release and reinstatement of all the workers, and against the attack on the right to form unions. They also condemned the police-administration.
The demonstration was followed by a meeting at Station Chowk addressed by Comrades SK Sharma, Saroj Choube and other leaders. Com Amar, Subhash, Chanchal Pandit, Gouri Shankar, Praveen, Radha Devi and others participated in the protest.