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Protests Fail to Halt India Airport Privatization


A move to privatize major airports held by the government-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI), which owns around 100 airports, has met with stiff resistance from the many unions representing more than 85,000 airport employees who fear losing their jobs. Union members are protesting the privatization plan under which AAI-owned airports would transfer to private entities. Under the plan, AAI retains a minority stake while Adani owns a majority stake.

The airport employee unions recently formed a joint forum to voice their common concern and to hold peaceful protests. As the government…



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