Readymade garment (RMG) workers went on the rampage through different areas of Ashulia and Gazipur on Tuesday morning protesting against the death of their two colleagues in Monday’s clash and demanding Tk8,300 minimum monthly wage.
In Ashulia, workers of about 30 garment factories in Jamgora, Jirabu, Narasinghapur and Polasbari areas took position in front of their factories and were chanting slogans.
Later, all workers put up barricade on the Abdullahpur-Bypile road disrupting vehicle movement.
Police rushed to the spot and dispersed the unruly workers by spraying teargas, leaving 25 people injured.
The authorities of the 30 factories declared holiday for today (Tuesday) apprehending further trouble.
In Gazipur, RMG workers blocked the Kashimpur-Sreepur road by placing logs and burning tyres in Sardaganj area of the city for one hour halting traffic.
The authorities suspended production in 50 apparel factories on apprehension of possible workers’ unrest in Kunabari of Kashimpur.