Assam tea students’ body stages protest seeking compensation for injured worker Maina Nayak

Assam tea college students’ physique levels protest searching for compensation for injured employee Maina Nayak

DIBRUGARH: The Assam Tea Tribes College students’ Affiliation (ATTSA) on Monday gheraoed the workplace of the Senior Inspector of Factories in Dibrugarh searching for compensation for 24-year-old Maina Nayak, who was injured at Lapetakatta tea manufacturing unit.

The activists of ATTSA holding placards and banners gheraoed the workplace of the Senior Inspector of Factories for an hour demanding compensation for tea employee Maina Nayak.

They raised slogans in opposition to the BJP authorities and the administration of the Lapetakatta tea manufacturing unit. 

Lakhindra Kurmi, Dibrugarh, ATTSA secretary stated, “As a right away assist, Rs 13 lakh must be given to Maina Nayak by the administration of Laxmi Tea firm owned Lapetkatta tea manufacturing unit. The Labour division directed the administration of the tea firm to supply Rs 13 lakh to Maina Nayak as a right away reduction however evidently the administration shouldn’t be paying any heed to the course of the Labour division.”

“The Labour Welfare Minister Sanjay Kishan has failed miserably as a Labour minister of Assam. He didn’t have the braveness to lift his voice in opposition to the wrongdoings. It was clear that the Laptaketta tea administration didn’t care concerning the course of the federal government. Because of the negligence of the tea administration, the untoward incident occurred,” Kurmi alleged.

On July 19, tea employee Maina Nayak was critically injured whereas working at Lapetkatta tea manufacturing unit in Dibrugarh when her hair acquired caught within the CTC (lower, tear, curl) machine.

The Assam Labour Welfare Division had suspended senior inspector of Factories Dinesh Chandra Roy for negligence in responsibility.

Maina Nayak is present process remedy at GMCH in Guwahati and docs are continually monitoring her situation.

“We additionally demand compensation of Rs 20 lakh and a everlasting job at Lapetkatta tea property for Maina Nayak. In response to Plantation Labour Act 1951, staff’ security standards must be totally carried out in all tea gardens and purchased leaf factories of Assam,” stated Bimal Bagh, district president of ATTSA.

The College students’ physique despatched a memorandum to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma concerning the matter.