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Railway staffers call off strike after assurance from minister 

Update : 13 Apr 2022, 13:19

Bangladesh Railway running Staff Employees Unity Council have called off the strike on the assurance from Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan.

Railway Minister visited the Kamalapur railway station in the capital on Wednesday and spoke to the agitating workers.

"We will sit with the prime minister on 19 April to discuss the matter. We will also talk with the finance ministry. The demands made by the demonstrators will be met," said the minister.

Earlier in the day, railway staffers had halted all operations of trains around the country demanding increased allowances and retirement benefits. 

However, the train passengers are suffering due to their strike. 

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