Thousands of Mill Workers in India’s Assam Await Gov't Help as State Gears Up for Next Polls

Ripun Bora, a parliamentarian for opposition party Congress, highlighted the sufferings of workers at two defunct mills in Assam in September. A week later, across the political divide, BJP lawmaker Rajdeep Roy took up the cause, alerting government to the fact that the staff need to be paid. Several months on, the workers continue to struggle.

Thousands of Mill Workers in India’s Assam Await Gov't Help as State Gears Up for Next Polls
Ripun Bora, a parliamentarian for opposition party Congress, highlighted the sufferings of workers at two defunct mills in Assam in September. A week later, across the political divide, BJP lawmaker Rajdeep Roy took up the cause, alerting government to the fact that the staff need to be paid. Several months on, the workers continue to struggle.