SEZ

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 17, 2016
January 17, 2016

Tea garden workers chase pro-SEZ men

Agitating tea garden workers yesterday chased away Chunarughat upazila chairman's men who had gathered on the proposed Special Economic Zone (SEZ) site in Chandpur of Habiganj to showcase their strength in favour of the government plan.

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.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Habiganj tea workers go on strike against SEZ

Thousands of tea workers in Habiganj abandon work and gather for a mass rally against government plans for a Special Economic Zone in the area.

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).