Tea workers

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

National Tea Day: ‘Can’t even get a good night’s sleep’

Monaf Mia, a 65-year-old tea worker in Mominchhara tea garden of Sylhet’s Fenchuganj, works in the gardens all day, only to come back home at night to get soaked in rainwater, due to the dilapidated condition of the roof over his head.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Tea workers’ suffering is not just a labour issue

On  May 20, 1921, around 3,000 tea labourers were waiting at Chandpur railway station.

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.