Aleem jute mills workers stage demo in Khulna

Staff Correspondent . Khulna

Workers of state-owned Aleem Jute Mills and their families brought out a procession with wooden sticks protesting the government’s decision to privatise the mill on Khulna–Jessore highway in Khulna on Thursday.
The procession was a part of their new seven-day programme. The seven-day programme was announced at a meeting held under the banner of privatisation resistance committee on Wednesday afternoon at the workers’ union office with its convener Abdur Rashid in the chair.
The seven-day programmes are human chain at 10:00am on Saturday in front of the mill on Khulna–Jessore highway, protest procession on Sunday, Lathi procession on Monday, road and railway blockade on Tuesday, protest rally on Wednesday, railway and highway blockade again on Thursday.
They would go for tougher programme if their demands were not met by next Friday.
‘We will continue our movement to realise our demand at any cost,’ said convener of the resistance committee Md Abdur Rashid.

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