GUWAHATI, Nov 7 � Members of the All Adivasi Students� Association of Assam (AASAA) has decided to gherao the office premises of Assam Cha Mazdoor Sangha located in Dibrugarh on November 13 for its failure to effect hike in the wages of tea garden labourers in consultation with the State Government.
It has also decided to stage dharna programmes in front of the zonal offices of the Bharatiya Cha Santha in Dibrugarh, Jorhat and Tezpur besides the office in Guwahati on November 19. The decision was taken in an executive meeting of the AASAA held at Guwahati today which discussed at length a number of issues gripping the community and also took a number of decisions.
The meeting attended by AASAA president Raphael Kujur and its general secretary Joseph Minz also has decided to press further to effect hike in wages from Rs 94 to Rs 330.
A bike rally has also been planned on November 28 to press for the hike in the daily wages of tea garden labourers, sources said. � Staff Reporter