Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha expresses concern over recurring mishaps in tea gardens

Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha expresses concern over recurring mishaps in tea gardens

TINSUKIA: Attributable to negligence of tea backyard administration, labour division and manufacturing unit inspectors, mishaps in tea factories have been recurring in tea gardens regardless of the Tinsukia district being represented by a labour minister who additionally belongs to the tea group, alleged Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (ACMS) vice-president and former Chabua MLA, Raju Sahu.

He stated that shut on the heels of the Lepetkata TE incident wherein Maina Nayak was fatally injured, the same incident happened in Apeejay Tea’s Talap TE the place a tea employee named Binod Minch (30) was injured in CTC (crush-tear-curl) curler machine on July 23.

Sahu alleged that periodical inspection of tea factories by the labour division was missing. Apart from, the administration hardly offered any security devices to the employees, which is necessary underneath the Plantation Labour Act. He regretted that although Binod Minch sustained accidents within the hand, neck and head, he was being handled on the firm’s central hospital at Longsowal by the administration and demanded that Minch needs to be instantly shifted to Dibrugarh or Guwahati for higher therapy.

In the meantime, it has been alleged by the Assam Tea Tribe College students’ Affiliation (ATTSA), Adivasi College students’ Affiliation and different organizations that the backyard administration allegedly tried to hush up the incident and accused the administration for its negligence. The Tinsukia-based assistant labour commissioner, following a go to to the backyard on Tuesday, has initiated an inquiry at the same time as the coed organizations sought ample compensation. The ATTSA, whereas slamming the labour minister, demanded that he should take duty for such gross violation of the Plantation Act in his dwelling district.

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