Automobile industry body SIAM is likely to take up Maruti Suzuki‘s Manesar unrest issue with the prime minister’s office (PMO) and the Haryana government, reports CNBC-TV18.
The industry body, which has already condemned the violence at the plan, will highlighting the risks to India’s investment climate if labour issues are not resolved, SIAM sources told CNBC-TV18.
Sources also said the SIAM executive committee will meet on 25 July to discuss the issue.
Earlier in the day, Maruti Suzuki‘s chairman RC Bhargava said it was impossible to import extra vehicles or shift lost production to another plant. Also, the company has postponed the launch of new 800 cc small car.
Meanwhile, a mahapanchayat of 200 villages met in Haryana on Monday and said the stand-off between the company and the workers must be resolved peacefully and further requested the auto giant to stay put in Manesar as shifting out would hurt the employment prospects of the village youth.
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will also meet Maruti Suzuki Managing Director and CEO Shinzo Nakanishi in Delhi today.
Six more people were arrested on Sunday in the Maruti Suzuki riots case that led to the death of a senior Human Resource (HR) manager at the automaker’s Manesar plant last week. Meanwhile, investigating agencies have so far found no Maoist angle in the violence.