Bengaluru: The leaderless groups moved towards Bommasandra Industrial Area and blocked Hosur Road, huge traffic continued. The New EPFO rule is barring the withdrawal of employer's contribution to provident fund complete collection will be on employee attains 58 years of age. Currently, this stands at 54 years. The companies were declared holiday fearing violence. Senior police officers rushed to the spot and tried pacifying the protesters. In Bommanahalli cops fired five tear gas shells to disperse the crowds over 35 persons were injured. Four police vehicles and four buses were damaged in stone-pelting. Protesters moved to Singasandra, targeting the EPF office. Protesters pelted stones at EPF office and police stopped them from barging inside. 

Protesting garment employees have said that the new rule would take away their right over the employer's contribution portion of Provident Fund (PF) till they attain 58 years age. Protesters said they want full PF amount not only part. Several of their needs fulfill like owning a house, children marriages and several things.

In Bommasandra Protesters were created a huge damage to the Companies, like Biocon they fired at the company front office near to the entrance gate. In one industry protesters fired a van. Strike continues in the Bommasandra police has arrived trying to control situation.   

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