Migrant workers withdraw road blockade



Migrant workers withdrew the road blocked at the SAARC fountain intersection following police intervention.

Traffic became normal in the area as the air ticket seekers moved from the road around 4pm.
Earlier, over 1,000 workers took position at SAARC Fountain around 3pm and staged demonstration demanding air ticket that halted vehicular movement on Banglamotor, Farmgate, Green Road and Hatirjheel area, creating a severe traffic congestion.

The demonstrators sought government intervention for sending them to Saudi Arabia.

In the morning,  about 12,000-15,000 migrant ticket seekers thronged in front of Hotel Sonargaon ‘s Saudi Airlines Office for air tickets. At one stage, authorities closed the hotel.

On September 26, Saudi Airlines announced to issue  token for 450 ticket seekers. But, 12,000-15,000 people gathered for tickets.

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