Demonstration of garments workers at Mirpur, road blocked

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Rtvonline Report

Garments factory workers of ‘Trust Trousers’ are holding demonstration besides the bus stand of Chourongi intersection at Mirpur section 12 in the capital. They have blocked the road there.

Sub Inspector of Pallabi police station Rokhsana Akter Ruma confirmed the information to Rtv online.

She said, the workers of the factory found the gate locked at 8 am on Friday. Aftermath they began to hold demonstration there blocking the road.

Rokhsana Ruma said, police have moved them from middle of the road to a side. Efforts are going on to move them away but till 11 am they were holding demonstration.

Movements of vehicle are halted in the main roads due to the blockade. Traffic congestion is increasing in the areas between Gulshan, Badda and Uttara route as the vehicles were running in the wrong sides.

Factory worker Rozina said, I have performed duty on Thursday but found the factory locked when I came in the morning. We are holding demonstration as the authority shut down the factory without prior notice.

She said, 1800 workers were working in the factory and now where they will go. We have to live without food for the sudden shut down of the factory. The owners of the factory have not paid our due salaries.     

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