Renault-Nissan to shut south India plant until May 30 over Covid concerns


By Sudarshan Varadhan and Aditi Shah CHENNAI (Reuters) - Automaker Renault-Nissan will shut its plant in India's southern Tamil Nadu state until May 30, according to an internal note and two sources familiar with the matter, a day after workers said they would strike over coronavirus-related safety concerns.

A note by Renault-Nissan India Chief Executive Biju Balendran, which was e-mailed to employees and reviewed by Reuters, said the plant near state capital Chennai will be shut from May 26 to May 30 to ensure safety amid rising.

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