Rana plaza survivors want compensation, Eid bonusNew Age Online
The family members of victims and injured workers of Savar building collapse started a sit-in programme on ground zero of the Rana Plaza Wednesday morning to push their 4-point demands.
Their demand includes immediate compensation, paying their outstanding salaries and Eid bonuses before the Eid-ul-Fitr, permanent rehabilitation of the affected workers, publishing the DNA reports of the missing workers and settle their compensations and enlisting the missing persons as dead.
They threatened a hunger strike on the very day of the Eid if their demands were not met, family members of victims and surviving workers said.
They started the sit-in programme at about 8:00am with various banners, festoons and placards.
A police team led by additional police super of Dhaka Faruk Hossain rushed there at about 11 in the morning. The gatherers were using mike to chant slogans and their demands.
Police requested them to stop the announcement, as they had not sought permission.
An injured worker of Rana Plaza collapse, Yakub Ali, said, ‘The authority should immediately implement our demands.’
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