Agitating workers of Upper Trishuli withdraw protests
TRISHULI, Feb. 14: The workers of Upper Trishuli Hydropower Project Third ´A´ have withdrawn their agitations from today after the contractor agreed to meet the workers´ demands within a week.
The workers agreed to return to work after the China Gezhouba Group Company Ltd, the contractor of the project, promised to meet the agitating workers´ demands within a week, said Chandra Bahadur Tamang, a worker in the project.
The workers were obstructing the construction works for three days putting different demands including wage hike, facilities of government leave and others.
The 60 MW project is being constructed in Trisuli river where the dam lies in Dandagaon VDC of Rasuwa and powerhouse in Manakamana VDC of Nuwakot district.
The run of the river project is being developed at the cost of US dollars 89 million.