A major backlash erupted at a Chinese mobile company's office in Noida on Tuesday after a company official allegedly "tore the national flag and dumped it in a dustbin." Soon after which, a number of people reached the site and staged a protest for allegedly disrespecting the national flag.
The company officials have offered an unconditional apology after the district authorities and Deputy Labour Commissioner intervened in the matter, officials said.
“Company officials and agitating employees were taken to the discussion table. Both promised to resolve the issue amicably,” city magistrate Ramanuj Singh said.
Singh said the employees demanded that the CCTV footage should be checked “to identify the Chinese official who threw the Indian flag in the dustbin and a FIR be lodged against him. Company officers have offered apology”.
There was a labour dispute between workers and the Chinese company, Deputy Labour Commissioner too was called to settle the matter amicably, according to district officials.