Road blocked over job regularisation in wake of assembly poll
By Our Correspondent, 12/01/2018, Agartala

Hundreds of Horticulture Casual Workers on Friday demanding regularization of their services has blocked Radhanagar-Gurkhabasti road for hours and has thrown vehicular movement out of gear. Neither the Agriculture Minister nor any official from the department turned up to speak to the casual workers, the agitators expressed displeasure over this.

Vehicular movement in Radhanagar-Simna and Radhanagar-GB Road came to a virtual grinding halt causing immense inconvenience to the commuters on Friday after the deprived casual workers of state horticulture department blocked the road demanding regularisation of their service.

Expressing displeasure over the response of the state government, the deprived workers said that they receives minimum amount despite they have been working for many years there.As the blockade continues, police officials rushed to the spot and started persuaded to clear the road at the earliest but agitation continues till evening.