Chunarughat

Chasing off upazila chairman, tea workers withdraw blockade

Tea workers of Habiganj chase away a muscle showdown of Chunarughat upazila chairman and block a highway for nearly three hours protesting a special economic zone in the area.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

Tea workers in fear of attack

Around five thousand families of agitating tea garden workers in Chandpur of Habiganj are passing their days in fear of attack by Chunarughat upazila chairman men who allegedly roughed up three protesters on Saturday.

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

Chasing off upazila chairman, tea workers withdraw blockade

Tea workers of Habiganj chase away a muscle showdown of Chunarughat upazila chairman and block a highway for nearly three hours protesting a special economic zone in the area.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Cancel move by Jan 25

Tea garden workers in Habiganj yesterday issued a 16-day ultimatum to the government to cancel the move towards setting up a special economic zone (SEZ) in Chunarughat upazila.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Protests go on at Chandpur tea estate

Workers of Chandpur Tea Estate in Chunarughat upazila of Habiganj yesterday held a rally at the estate, protesting the government move to set up a special economic zone there.

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

Habiganj tea workers on strike demanding cancellation of SEZ

Around 15,000 workers from four tea gardens in Chunarughat upazila of Habiganj continued an indefinite strike for the second consecutive day today demanding cancellation of the special economic zone (SEZ).