Tension prevails as worker dies inside NALCO’s smelter plant in Odisha

Angul: Tension prevailed in the Smelter plant of Nalco here after a 42-year-old worker died after falling around 90 feet off a building in the premises today.

The deceased has been identified as Akshay Dehuri of Tulasipal village.

The incident took place at around 10 AM today, when Akshay was  laying asbestos sheets on a building of RPO Civil Department of the smelter plant. He apparently lost balance while laying the asbestos sheets and fell from a height of around 90 feet leading to his death.

Following the mishap, family members of the deceased staged a demonstration in front of the plant demanding compensation and job to a kin.

Nalco Thika Mazdoor Sangha president Babuli Sethi and Nalco Nirman Mazdoor Sangha vice-president Prasanna Mohanty also took part in the dharna.

 

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