The Indian National Electricity Workers Federation, affiliated to the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), has decided to participate in the all-India strike on February 20 and 21, jointly called by various trade unions.

In a statement here on Friday, federation general secretary M.S. Rawther said that workers in the power sector could not shut their eyes to the problems faced by the country. The two-day outage of electricity in Delhi on July 30 and 31 last year was a manifestation of the serious power crisis in the country, he said.