Aleem jute mill workers stage demo in Khulna

Staff Correspondent . Khulna

Workers of state-owned Aleem Jute Mills brought out a procession with wooden sticks protesting the government’s decision to privatise the mill at the mill gate in Khulna on Thursday.
They threatened non-stop movement including rail and road blockade and siege to administrative offices in Khulna if arrear wages, salaries, Eid bonus are not paid by July 14.
Earlier, leaders of CBA and non-CBA Oiykko Parishad of state-owned jute mills and Aleem Jute Mill privatisation resistance committee jointly organised a meeting on Wednesday at Khalishpur Sramik Bhaban to intensify their movement particularly for realising their demands.
Meanwhile, Khulna metropolitan police have stepped up security measures to avoid any untoward incident in the Khulna industrial area, said additional police commissioner of KMP Md Mahbub Hakim.
He also asked the worker leaders not to create panic among the people while bringing out procession with sticks.

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