In Jharkhand, the Labour Department has started the process of bringing back 30 workers stranded in Malaysia to Jharkhand.

This is learnt to have begun only after the Labour Department got instructions of Chief Minister,Hemant Soren. 

In fact,these  workers in Malaysia are from Giridih, Hazaribagh and Bokaro districts. The High Commissioner of India in Malaysia, Shri B.N. Reddy has been requested to intervene in the matter.

What does the letter says?

The letter says that 30 workers from Jharkhand have been working in Lead Master Engineering & Construction SDN BHD as linemen in transmission work, since 30 January 2019. The contractor is not allowing them to return back to INDIA even after the expiry of their contract of 3 years.

They have also not received their salary for the last four months. Secretary of the Labour Department, Shri Praveen Toppo has requested the High Commissioner to intervene in the matter to help them in getting their dues and take the necessary action.


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