Tea Worker at Duncan Dies Again


Jalpaiguri: Another Tea worker died at Duncan’s Nageshwari Tea garden in Dooars on Saturday. The name of the tea worker is Uday Majhi( 45), resident of Nageshwari tea garden’s section 22.

He was a permanent worker at the tea garden. According to family, due to financial problems, they couldn’t afford to take Uday outside for treatment. Hence he died at his home. In the last 9 months 8 workers of Nageshwari Tea garden have died. According to locals, worsening of the situation at the tea garden has led to financial shortage. Even though there are frequent medical visits to the garden it is not enough for treatment. The deceased worker had been suffering from multiple deceases. He was undergoing treatment at Garden’s Medical services. When his condition declined he was require to go outside for treatment but his financial condition didn’t allow him.

According health department, they are frequently providing check ups at the tea gardens. Government Ambulances are also kept to take him outside the garden for treatment.