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Manohar Tirkey, the secretary of the Dooars Cha Bagan Mazdoor Union, said the garden was taken over by the Calcutta-based LMJ International Ltd in June 2004."They had promised to clear the dues, but did not.As a result, more dues have accrued since then.The workers have not been paid four months' wages, provident fund and gratuity worth more than a crore," Tirkey said.He
said despite issuing a notice yesterday that wages would be distributed, the management made a criminal offence by not paying up.
The deputy secretary of the Dooars Branch of Indian Tea Association
, Pranjal Neogy, said he
had no information on Dalsinghpara tea garden.
Appalled by the conditions there, Gandhi ...
Appalled by the conditions there, Gandhi showed Karketta's two daughters, Pushpita and Swapna, to minister Manohar Tirkey and told him that they could not have a better picture of malnutrition than here.
Gandhi also told Tirkey
to immediately arrange for drinking water and electricity.
"The local MLA (Tirkey) and MP Joachim Buxla, both belonging to the RSP, come here only at the time of elections," alleged Sarki.
..."The garden workers are in crisis and I am trying my best to scout for a new owner, but no one seems to be interested especially during the lean season," said Tirkey.
In response to the CPM allegation, Alad Lohar, a member of the RSP's Cha Bagan Workers' Union
, alleged that even after the chief minister's promise at the tea festival in Banarhat early this month that he
would address the woes of the industry, nothing happened.
The chief medical officer of health, Bhusan Chakrabarty
, said he
had asked the block medical officer of Kalchini
to visit Bharnabari tomorrow.
...Manohar Tirkey, the secretary of the Dooars Cha Bagan Mazdoor Union, said the garden was taken over by the Calcutta-based LMJ International Ltd in June 2004.
"They had promised to clear the dues, but did not.As a result, more dues have accrued since then.The workers have not been paid four months' wages, provident fund and gratuity worth more than a crore," Tirkey
Calcutta-on-net News, January 11, 2000
Among the dignitaries present were PWD minister, Manohar Tirkey and DGHC chairman, Subash Ghising. [top]
Cold claims first casualty in city
In 2009, Alipurduar (ST) Loksabha ...
In 2009, Alipurduar (ST) Loksabha constituency candidate Manohar Tirkey of RSP had won while TMC was second and BJP third.
Tirkey (43) from RSP ...
Tirkey (43) from RSP was sworn in as the Minister of State for PWD on Tuesday, replacing Manohar Tirkey who was elected to the Lok Sabha from Kalchini in Jalpaiguri district.
Kshiti Goswami of RSP is the Minister-in-Charge of PWD.
A graduate from Ranchi University, Tirkey became a member of the RSP in the year 1998.
Born in Kumargram in Jalpaiguri, Tirkey
had always been involved in trade union movement in the tea gardens at Jalpaiguri.
It was from the trade union movement that he joined the RSP.
Salip Topko, his
cousin, introduced him to politics, said the newly inducted minister.
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Tirkey was elected from Kuamargram in Jalpaiguri district in the 2001 Assembly elections for the first time and became a Minister of State for PWD.
He was again elected in 2006 but this time it was Manohar Tirkey who became a Minister of State for PWD.
Schemes like NREGA and others have been implemented in the tea gardens," said Tirkey