Whereas Sections under which Strike becomes illegal by Industrial Disputes Act-1947 is quoted below:
Section 23. General prohibition of strikes and Lockouts
No workman who is employed in any industrial establishment shall go on strike in breach of contract and no employer of any such workman shall declare a lock-out-
(a) During the pendency of conciliation proceedings before a Board and seven days after the conclusion of such proceedings;
(b) During the pendency of proceedings before (a Labor Court, Tribunal or National Tribunal] and two months, after the conclusion of such proceedings.
(bb) During the pendency of arbitration proceedings before an arbitrator and two months after the conclusion of such proceedings, where a notification has been issued under sub-section (3A) of section l0A; or]
(c) During any period in which a settlement or award is in operation, in respect of any of the matters covered by the settlement or award.
Section 20. Commencement and conclusion of proceedings
(1) A conciliation proceeding shall be deemed to have commenced on the date on which a notice of strike or lock-out under section 22 is received by the conciliation officer or on the date of the order referring the dispute to a Board, as the case may be.
20th July 2018 From India, Madras