Tension in Angul plant after labourer death

Kalinga TV News Network

Angul: Tension ran high at CPP plant site under NALCO police station on Monday as a labourer died of asphyxiation after inhaling poisonous gas.

The deceased has been identified as Srikant Sahoo of Jajpur district.

Srikant, who was working at the NALCO CPP this morning reportedly came in contact with coal gas and fell sick. He was immediately rushed to NALCO hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

Angry family members of the deceased staged a protest before the hospital following the incident and demanded suitable compensation.

Later, Thika Majdoor Sangh, an association of contract labourers working in the plant, also staged a protest demanding safety and security of labourers on duty. Members of the Sangh have accused the plant authorities of turning blind eye to the legitimate demands of the employees.

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