PRIVATISATION

Aleem Jute Mills workers demand PM’s intervention

Staff Correspondent . Khulna

Workers of state-owned Aleem Jute Mills on Thursday submitted a memorandum to the prime minister Sheikh Hasina through the deputy commissioner of Khulna requesting her immediate intervention to stop privatisation of the jute mill.
The deputy commissioner, Md Golam Mostafa, received the memorandum around 11:00am on behalf of the prime minister from convenor of the privatisation resistance committee Md Abdur Rashid.
Submission of the memorandum to the prime minister is a part of fresh six-day programme for their ongoing movement against privatisation of the state-owned jute mill.
On the first day of the six-day programme on Tuesday, workers demonstrated on Khulna-Jessore highway around 10:00am wrapping up their heads with pieces of red cloth. The demonstration continued till 11:00am disrupting transport services and creating severe traffic jam.

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