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

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 towards the BJP authorities and the administration of the Lapetakatta tea manufacturing facility. 

Lakhindra Kurmi, Dibrugarh, ATTSA secretary mentioned, “As an instantaneous help, Rs 13 lakh ought to be given to Maina Nayak by the administration of Laxmi Tea firm owned Lapetkatta tea manufacturing facility. The Labour division directed the administration of the tea firm to offer Rs 13 lakh to Maina Nayak as an instantaneous reduction however evidently the administration will not be paying any heed to the path 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 boost his voice towards the wrongdoings. It was clear that the Laptaketta tea administration didn’t care concerning the path 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 facility in Dibrugarh when her hair acquired caught within the CTC (reduce, 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 therapy 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 ought to be totally carried out in all tea gardens and acquired leaf factories of Assam,” mentioned Bimal Bagh, district president of ATTSA.

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

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