RMG workers block road, vandalise vehicles in city

17 Nov,2017

Dhaka, BdChronicle:

Hundreds of garment workers blocked road and vandalised vehicles in city’s Mirpur area on Friday demanding immediate payment of their arrears.


Workers of Trust Trousers Ltd vandalised at least 10-15 vehicles in Mirpur area during their demonstrations started at 9:00am followed by chase and counter-chase with bus workers, halting traffic on roads from Mipur-12 to Mirpur- 10.


Agitating workers said they had been protesting for last three days inside their workplace to realise their demands.


The workers started demonstration when they found their factory closed on Friday morning.


Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) of Pallabi Zone of DMP Kamal Hossian said after assurance by local MP Elias Uddin Mollah to meet their demands the protesting workers withdrew road blockade after four hours.


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