RMG workers stage demo blocking Rampura road

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Dhaka : The workers of a garment factory staged demonstrations in front of their factory near Rampura Television Center in Dhaka to press home their various demands, including halting relocation of their factory on Thursday.

Police said around 100 workers of the factory took to the streets around 8:00am and staged demonstrations protesting the authorities’ move to relocate the factory to another place, disrupting traffic movement on the busy road.

On information, police rushed in and tried to disperse them. At one stage, the workers pelted brickbats towards police, prompting them to lob tear gas shells.

However, police removed them from the road and brought the situation under control at about 9:15am.

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