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Assam tea estate MD, wife burnt to death by workers demanding salary

Guwahati, Dec 27: Workers at Tulapathar tea estate in Tinsukia district, 600 km east of here, on Wednesday burnt the managing director Mridul Kumar Bhattacharya to death, while they were violently protesting  non-payent of salaries

PTI [Updated:27 Dec 2012, 11:21 AM IST]


Sundaram said for the past two months, the workers had been protesting over non-payment of salaries by the management. On Wednesday, the garden authorities served quit notice to 10 workers.

In the first week of December, an FIR had been lodged against three labourers.

“Their arrest on a court warrant angered the workers more,” Sundaram added.

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