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CMSS demands implementation of Minimum Wages Act

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

MARGHERITA, April 19: Margherita on Tuesday witnessed a massive agitation programme where for seven hours activists of Chatra Mukti Sangram Samity (CMSS) Margherita Regiol Committee and more than 500 plywood factory workers of Margherita staged a dhar in front of the gate of the Margherita Subdivisiol Office (Civil).

Margherita administration had called CMSS leaders and plywood factory workers of Margherita for a discussion at the Margherita Sub Divisiol office (Civil) on the Minimum Wages Act and other basic facilities for the workers of Margherita Plywood Factory. Noted columnist of Margherita, Bikash Dasgupta also took part in today’s dhar. Addressing the workers, Dasgupta said that Assam had witnessed many agitations. Assam lost 13,000 ULFA cadres, 855 Martyrs lost their lives during the Assam Agitation and 22 brave jourlists also laid down their lives but then also agitation did not stop in Assam.

“If we need change than all intellectuals, writers and student union leaders of Assam should come forward to make a change in our State and society by unitedly fighting against those evil forces which are swallowing us,” said Bikash Dasgupta.

After discussion, Margherita Administration and owners of Margherita Plywood Factory assured that from the month of May the demands of the workers would be fulfilled. CMSS Margherita Regiol Committee has been demanding implementation of the Minimum Wages Act and other basic facilities for the workers of Margherita Plywood Factory. In today’s programme CMSS leaders like Pappu Dutta, Mash Konwar, Lakhyajyoti Gogoi and Debabrata Saikia were present.

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