I know it’s only been three weeks since we went on strike but it seems that we have been out of the factories for ages.
The factories are deserted and an odd boy or girl can be sometimes seen roaming on shop floors. Kids are still oblivious of the calamity that is about to befall on all of us. No one expected that things would take such a nasty turn.
We were assured that the rich would cave in within days. We had to hold on only for a week or so and then the deal would be negotiated and concluded to the satisfaction of every worker.
But the rich did not cave in; many of them, on the contrary, left for exotic places to enjoy their holidays. Those who did not go, sent out a clear message that they would talk once the strike is called off; till then, no work no pay.
The headstrong amongst us committed a cardinal sin; they damaged some of the factories. That was enough to provoke the State.
In our hearts we know that most of us are on the verge of caving in.
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