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INTTUC leader Ashim Pramanik, who has been accused of assaulting a GM of Jai Balaji last Saturday lead a protest dharna outside Mission Hospital of Durgapur, yesterday. Even Burdwan INTTUC President, Prabhat Chatterjee,expressed his inability to control Pramanik.
Labor trouble started when gate passes of four contract workers of Durgapur Steel Plant (DSP) were not renewed by DSP authority at the behest of INTTUC, the labor union of Trinamool Congress. Hundreds of other co-workers working at the same job site protested this inhumane act and agitated.
After the incident of beating the GM of Jai Balaji Industries of Durgapur by INTTUC supporters under the leadership of its General Secretary was condemned from every corner, the labor union of Trinamool Congress is trying to end factionalism within the union.
After the name of INTTUC and its leader surfaced in the GM assault incident, Trinamool Congress and its trade union wing, INTTUC seems to have distanced itself from the General Secretary of its trade union in the Jai Balaji Industries.
On Saturday evening supporters of Trinamool Congress backed trade union, INTTUC is said to have beaten up GM of Jai Balaji Steel’s Durgapur unit at his residence in Bidhan Nagar of Durgapur, over issue of delay in salary payment.
The Durgapur unit of Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation of India (HFCI) is on the path of revival and is most likely to be awarded to private players through a bidding process. Considering the current demand – production gap for urea in the country at around nine million tonne, which is likely to go up further by at an average annual rate of 2-3%, government is analyzing its best revival plan.
A Trinamool youth wing leader of Durgapur has accused a senior part leader of illegally selling government land lying unused for several years. and money extortion in the name of the party.
Farmers of Panagarh near Durgapur prevented land department officials from conducting a survey for land acquisition to construct a bypass of the much needed bypass at Panagarh, the only stretch of the Delhi-Kolkata golden quadrilateral corridor which is single lane and witnesses severe traffic jam.
Two factions of Trinamool clashes at Pandabeswar in Durgapur resulting in three INTTUC members being injured critically. The trouble started at Khottadihi Open Cast Project (OCP) of Pandebeswar under the Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) on 25th November evening.
Andal Aerotropolis near Durgapur is attracting new investment. The airport city being christened as the “Shujalam Skycity” is all set to be the destination of Ardex Endura, where the company is going to set up a manufacturing unit for powdered adhesives used in floor construction.