RMG workers demo cripples Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway

Kalerkantho Online   

17 August, 2018 13:19 PM

RMG workers demo cripples Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway

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Several hundred of RMG workers have blocked the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway in Gazipur's Hotapara, heavy traffic congestion.

The agitated workers of Elegance Garments took position on the highway around 10 am today, demanding half salaries for the month of August before the Eid-ul-Azha vacation.

Due to the demonstration, hundreds of vehicles carrying the Eid-ul-Azha holidaymakers remained stranded on both sides of the road due to the blockade.

Nowjor Highway Police camp In-charge Wahid said: "Police is trying to arrange a negotiation meeting between the factory owners and the workers to bring back normalcy on the road."