BMS, CITU to join hands in strike at jute mills

The State’s jute mills are plagued by routine closures. In response to a question by Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi in Parliament, earlier this month, the Ministry of Textiles revealed that 55 jute mills were closed in the past four years. Of these, 39 were in West Bengal, while about a dozen are shut for at least three years. The mills are located on both banks of the Hooghly, mainly in four districts. Read more…

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