Hundreds of RMG workers of Kungtan Apparels Ltd (Fashion City) blocked the road in front of the factory demanding due payments from 6am to 2pm on Thursday.
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Police charged batons and drove away the demonstrators around noon, the workers alleged.
Later, the agitated workers blocked the Narayanganj-Adamjee-Chattogram road adjacent to Siddhirganj Power Station causing huge gridlock and heavy traffic in the area.
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Around 2pm, members of the law enforcement agencies later visited the spot and assured the protesting workers of meeting their demands.
Moshiur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Siddhirganj Police Station, said, “The owner of the factory announced a closure without any prior notice which sparked the protest.”
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