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Indian Lawmaker: iPhone Factory Riot Was Chinese Conspiracy to Hurt India

Sadappa Muniswamy, a member of the Indian parliament who belongs to the governing BJP party, said Monday that recent labor disputes — including the December 12 riot at a factory near Bangalore that supplies components for Apple iPhones — have been instigated by Chinese saboteurs who want to dissuade foreign companies from relocating their operations to India.

People exit from the gate of Wistron, a Taiwanese-run iPhone factory at Narsapura, about 60 km from Bangalore on December 13, 2020. - Authorities vowed to crack down on workers who went on a violent rampage at a Taiwanese-run iPhone factory in southern India over allegations of unpaid wages and …