Demanding jobs at Bokaro Steel Plant, hundreds of agitated displaced youth launched ‘Agani Satyagraha’ at Birsa Chowak, Naya More here on Tuesday.
Alleging apathetic attitude of BSL Management in providing jobs and compensation to the displaced people they launched the protest and tried to jump into ‘fire’ but arrested by the district police.
DSP Bokaro Ajay Kumar took prompt action and no untoward incidents occurred.
At least 20 agitators were arrested by the police and sent to the local police station. Earlier the displaced group threatened the BSL officials about their schedule of ‘Agani Satyagrah’ and they arrested Chandrakant Kushwaha their leader, said an official.
Suddenly at noon a mob of the displaced youth led by Navin Mishra carrying kerosene and other inflammable oils rushed at Naya More and tried to immolate themselves, added the official.