DHAKA: Workers of some garment factories blocked the streets at Kafrul area of capital’s Mirpur demanding full payment of their Eid-ul-Fitr bonus amid the coronavirus shutdown.
Workers of 'Opex Apparels' factory occupied one side of the main road in Mirpur 13 area in protest from around 7:30 am Tuesday, Banglanews correspondent reports.
Md Mizan of the factory told Banglanews: “We got half of salary. Now we have been informed that we will be given half of Eid bonus. Workers of all other factories got full bonus. So we want full bonus.”
Kafrul Thana OC Selim Zaman told Banglanews that the workers blocked roads demanding full payment of their Eid-ul-Fitr bonus.
“We are trying to make them understand so that any untoward situation is not created,” the OC said.
BDST: 1350 HRS, MAY 19, 2020