Manesar: Representatives of nearly 200 villages gathered at Manesar on Monday for a mahapanchayat in support of Maruti.
The village elders condemned the Manesar factory workers for the violence that took place last week in which one general manager was burnt to death.
The villagers also called for a peaceful resolution to the stand-off between the company and its workers.
The villages around Manesar depend heavily on Maruti\'s plant there for their livelihood as 3000 residents are employed there.
The villages depend heavily on Maruti for their livelihood as 3000 residents are employed there.
They are now worried that they may lose their source of livelihood if Maruti decides to shut shop because of a series of labour unrest.
Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is likely to meet the Panchayat leaders and Maruti officials on Monday.