Mon, 11 December 2023
The Daily Ittefaq

Garment workers' unrest: 44 BGB platoons deployed in Dhaka, nearby areas

Update : 09 Nov 2023, 13:13

To beef up security in garment factories a total of 44 Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) platoons have been deployed in Dhaka and adjacent areas. 

Shariful Islam, public relations officer at BGB headquarters, said BGB troops have been deployed in Ashulia, Savar, Mirpur, Gazipur and other parts of the country. 

Garment factory workers in Dhaka and nearby areas returned to work on Sunday after 12 days of unrest for a minimum wage of Tk 23,000.

The government on Tuesday announced Tk 12,500 as minimum salary for entry-level ready-made garment (RMG) factory workers, raising it by 56.25 percent from the current wage.

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