Workers started protesting in the morning at Bagabari area of Hemayetpur, Savar. When the police came to control the situation, chaos and counter-footing with the workers happened. But the situation became normal when the police threw 100 bullet rounds and baton charge.
Meanwhile, when the workers of the Kathgara Bazar area of Ashulia are demonstrating in the streets, police threw baton charge and tear gas to foil the demo and the situation became normal.
The protesters said that the declaration of workers’ minimum pay structure was issued in December. But the owners’ did not maintain the pay structure. There are many discrimination and gap between operators and helpers. They demanded to remove the gap.
In this regard, Inspector of Industrial Police-1 Mahbubur Rahman said, “The situation is normal now. Additional police forces have been deployed at different important places in Savar and Ashulia industrial areas to avoid any trouble.”