gherao


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gherao

(ɡɛˈraʊ)
n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (in India) a form of industrial action in which workers imprison their employers on the premises until their demands are met
[from Hindi gherna to besiege]
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Case pertaining to August 22 provocative speech, Jalao Gherao and attack on media houses came up for hearing before ATC Karachi Saturday.
On Tuesday the plan was to lockdown all government offices followed by gherao of legislators and ministers' offices on Wednesday.
The latter has expressed her intent to gherao the government on the floor of the house.
The CPI(M), he said, has decided to observe 'Pratishodh Divas' across the country on November 26 next during which the Left parties will also gherao Parliament to register their protest against the 'anti-poor' and 'anti-people' policies of the Modi government.
50 (Lay-off, Union Rivalry, Work Load, Gherao, Not Known) Total 100.
The very idea of bringing gherao tactics to the Bradby would have been shot down by the pre 1980s old boys had they known of it.
Singh on Friday upped the ante against the UPA government by deciding to support a gherao of the "temple of democracy" next month.
He said that the activists would gherao again, saying that they want to send a message to the Congress and the BJP.
You asked your supporters to gherao the residences of MPs.
dharna (sit-in), gherao (encircling, as through a demonstration), jail bharo (mass courting of arrest; literally, jail-filling), rasta roko (road closing) and morcha (literally, battlefront; an entrenchment or barricade).
We will even gherao of the Syrian embassy if no action is taken," he added.