Tea Worker Dies Again in Jalpaiguri


Jalpaiguri: Duncan Group’s Tea worker Mahabir Orao(32) died on Monday at Alipurduar’s Birpara village, said police. Mahavir was a permanent worker of Duncan’s Group and a resident of Tea garden’s Joteshwar Line.

According to sources, he had been suffering from Stomach and Lung illness and was bedridden for a long time. Mahavir’s family claims that he died because he was not able to bear the expenses of treatment. As the Tea garden is shut down for a long time, Mahavir didn’t get money from office. He died at his residence.

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The health department has denied the accusations made by family. According to the garden sources, there have been 6 deaths at the garden in the last month.