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 in between 10 -10.30 AM today, 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.
Nalco Thika Mazdoor Sangha president Babuli Sethi and Nalco Nirman Mazdoor Sangha vice-president Prasanna Mohanty also took part in the dharna.