Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 10
Economics
Solutions
10. By what means can the consumers express their solidarity?

Question:

By what means can the consumers express their solidarity?

Answer:

(i) Consumers can form associations (organizations) and forums, they can use them to protect their rights.

(ii) They can engage with the committees related to consumer protection and participation by the government, exercise the right to information and get complete information from the government / department.

(iii) Can take membership of labor unions (trade unions) formed by various departments and servants.

(iv) They can protest, campaign and picket against the wrongdoings of unscrupulous producers, distributors, shopkeepers, traders, nursing homes, hospitals, educational institutions.

(v) They can also take recourse to legal experts, lawyers and police and consumer courts.

(vi) They can compel the owners/managers of factories and industries to pay full salary or wages.

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