Bhrikuti paper factory workers on warpath

PARASI: Workers of the Bhrikuti Pulp and Paper Pvt. Ltd. have started a strike since Monday, demanding payment of their salary, among others.

The factory based in Gaindakot of Nawalparasi district has been closed for the past 11 months.

The workers have demanded the resumption of production at the factory, payment of their salary for the entire period the factory was shut and creation of work-friendly environment.

However, the factory management has said that it is not able to re-operate the factory and address the demands put forth by workers due to lack of necessary funds.

The factory was established in 1992.

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