Chaos and suffering: Abrupt opening of factories leads to Dhaka-bound surge in workers
The sudden decision to open all export-oriented factories in the middle of lockdown has resulted in complete chaos and violation of health safety regulations as workers are rushing to the capital. Did the government have any well-planned strategy to reopen factories and allow public transports before August 5? How can citizens overcome this critical Covid-19 situation? In Straight from Star Newsroom, Debjani Shyama discusses the effect of abruptly reopening export-oriented factories with The Daily Star Senior Reporter Tuhin Shubhra Adhikary.