Tea Worker Dies at Bagracote


Siliguri: Tea garden worker, named Kalu Tamang, dies at Bagracote tea garden on Saturday. Kalu Tamang was a top line resident of Bagarcote Tea garden.

There have been 15 deaths in the last 2 months where 7 workers have died since Durga Puja.  As per complains of Tea workers, malnutrition is the main cause of the repeated deaths of tea garden workers. However, Tea garden authorities have declined the charges made by the workers.

Rajya sabha member Ritobroto Banerjee is going for a survey to the Bagarkote Tea garden today, says sources.