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June 27, 2022

Surat diamond workers loosing jobs due to Russia-Ukraine war

Surat, famous for diamond cutting and polishing, is known as the Diamond City of India.The city is going through difficulties as the diamond supply chain has been disrupted due to the Russo-Ukraine war. 90% of the world’s diamond cutting and polishing work is done in Surat. The union of Gujarat Diamond Workers has demanded a relief of 10 billion rupees from the state government to help the diamond workers.Vice President of Gujarat Diamond Workers Union Bhavesh Tank said that Surat has cleaned diamonds for the whole world, but now our diamond workers are being cleaned. Surat is said to be the fourth fastest growing city in the world.