Workers of Kashem Ali (Spinning Mills) Pvt Ltd on Monday blocked Dhaka-Chittagong Highway from 8:30am to 10:00am at Bausia area under Gazaria upazila of Munshiganj demanding their wages and festival allowances.
Due to the blockade, about 22-kilometre long traffic gridlock was created on the Highway.
The protesting workers said that they have not got the their salaries and allowances with the Eid festival knocking at the door. They have blocked the Highway demanding their payment before Eid.
Gazaria upazila executive officer ATM Mahbubul Karim said the workers blocked the road for sometimes but they were removed later.