:: Peoples Time Online ::
The workers of a garment factory on Sunday blocked the road near Sony Cinema Hall at Mirpur 1 intersection in the capital demanding payment of arrears.
The agitated workers blocked the road around 8 am to press home their demand, halting vehicular movement between Mirpur 1 to Mirpur 10 and the Zoo Road.
Following the road blockade, the vehicular movement came to a standstill, inflicting sufferings on commuters, according to our reporter.
The agitating workers alleged that a garment manufacturing company named Jara Garment did not pay them the due salaries of the last several months and now closed the factory down without any prior notice
They said they will continue their protest until their demands are met.