Thousand of garment workers on Friday morning protesting the new wage declared. Police have baton-charged workers who have been protesting at Mohakhali demanding Tk 5,000 as minimum wage, and the scrapping of the newly established wage scales.
The workers of several garment factories took to the streets of Gulshan 1,2, Banani, Mohakhali and Karwan Bazar area rejecting the new wage structure. They put barricade on the road and started vandalizing in these areas. Workers vandalized several cars, garments factory and set fire on the street.