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Saili Tea Estate in Jalpaiguri suspends operation

Press Trust of India  |  Jalpaiguri 

The management of Saili garden in district today put up a suspension of work notice citing low production.

garden workers found the notice pasted on the main gate when they reported for work today. Around 1,500 workers are employed in the garden.

The garden owner could not be contacted.

However, leader Zia-ul-Alam said the state and the Centre should take the initiative to protect the interest of workers during the pruning season.

Tea production remains closed during the pruning season from December to February.

"A meeting should have been organised between the management and the workers on this matter," he said.

of Mal(ST), Bulu Chik Baraik, who visited the garden today, said it was a temporary setback and the tea estate would open soon.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 17:35 IST