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Surat Diamond Workers Skip Work to Attend Rally

Aug 24, 2015 3:00 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... Surat-area diamond industry workers are staying off the job and diamantaires will voluntarily stay away from buying and purchasing diamonds today, according to a report in the Times of India.

Workers will be heading to Ahmedabad to attend a rally for improvements in education and jobs for members of the community. The diamond industry in the city employs over 450,000 diamond workers, according to the newspaper report.

Surat Diamond Association President Dinesh Navadia was quoted as saying: "It is a voluntary decision of the people in the diamond industry to keep their units and offices closed on August 25. They are going to Ahmedabad to attend the rally."
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