Jute Mill Shuts Down In Hoogly,Thousands Left Unemployed


Chinsura: Severe chaos spread among workers over the sudden shut down of Northbrook Jute Mill on Saturday in Hoogly.

The owners of the Northbrook Jute Mill put up a suspension of work notice on the mill’s gates which lead to the unemployment of atleast 5000 workers. The Mill is located in Bhadreshwar in Hoogly. According to the owners, such a stern measure was taken because of the non-availability of proper raw materials.

On the other hand, raged workers started protesting. They even staged a protest on the G.T. Road which led to the disruption of transport services in it. But at the end, they called off their protest after getting assurance from the police.

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