Death of a factory worker in Durgapur

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While working, a factory worker fell from the top of the factory shed and succumbed to fatal injury. The incident took place at a cycle spoke manufacturing unit in Durgapur.

Workers of the spoke factory revealed that Kalu Sheikh (45), a resident of Khairashole locality of Durgapur fell down from the top of the factory shed while doing repair job. He was admitted in a private hospital at Bidhannagar with severe injury; he died after sometime.

Family members of Kalu Sheikh demanded monetary compensation and a job for one from the family. They declined to even take the dead body of Kalu saying that their demanded are to be fulfilled immediately. Kalu’s family further alleges that the factory officials didn’t even bothered to talk with them; they just paid the bill of the hospital and almost fled away.

Afterwards, police intervened and the dead body was brought to the Durgapur sub-divisional hospital. The body is lying there,

Factory officials could not be contacted for their comments and opinion on the whole matter.

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