FACT team to visit Delhi

: A team of employees and officers of Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore, led by Save FACT Action Council leaders, will visit New Delhi this week to apprise the government about the financial condition of the company and to seek assistance in rescuing the company.

About 300 employees and officers, who went on a 24-hour fast in the city from Tuesday morning, reiterated their call to make natural gas available to the company at the rate at which it is made available to fertilizer units in other parts of the country.

The employees said the company needed immediate attention from the government and called on the government to carry out the expansion of activities of the company .

Veteran trade union leader M.M. Lawrence of the CPI (M) served lemonade to the fasting FACT workers to end the hunger strike.

Employees said the company needed immediate attention from the government.

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