Juba Leagues attack leads to transport strike in Sylhet

first_imgMap of SylhetTransport owners and workers will go on an indefinite strike in the Sylhet district from Wednesday morning to press home their two-point demand, reports UNB news agency.Sylhet Transport Workers’ Union President Selim Ahmed Falik came up with the announcement at a meeting held at the Sylhet Central Bus Terminal at 5:00pm on Tuesday.The announcement came following the attack on transport workers allegedly by a group of Juba League leaders at Tajmahal Hotel at 2:00pm on Tuesday.The two-point demand includes immediate arrest of the attackers, who assaulted the transport workers and hotel workers, and the recovery of illegal arms.Falik alleged the leaders and activists of local unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and Juba League carried out the attack on the transport workers twice earlier.BCL is the student wing of ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) while Juba League is the youth front.last_img

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