A three-day Shramik Mela was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Labour Department, Zakir Hussain, in Pallishri ground of Malda.
The inspiration for organizing the fair has been drawn from the Chief Minister of the state, Mamata Banerjee. District Magistrate Kaushik Bhattacharya, English Bazaar Municipality’s Chairman Nihar Ranjan Ghosh and other dignitaries also attended the event.
A total of 28 stalls have been set up in the fair with the help of the workers in the fair. The families of the workers who had died while working in other states were given financial assistance.
A huge crowd of workers and their families had arrived on the first day of the fair.