Dhaka meat sellers strike from tomorrow

Meat merchants in Dhaka will go for a six-day strike from tomorrow demanding “withdrawal of excessive tax imposed to them at Dhaka’s Gabtali”.

Robiul Alam, secretary general of Bangladesh Meat Merchants' Association (BMMA), announced the strike during a human chain formed by the traders in front of the Jatiya Press Club today.

They said they will stem the supply of beef and mutton throughout Dhaka.

source: Daily star

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