Tripura High Court ordered to pay rs 176 as minimum wages to the tea workers. Court also directed to effect this order from 2017. But state government fails to implement the court order. Till now no initiative from government to implement the high court order. On Monday Tripura Tea Workers Union placed deputation before the labour commissioner, led by ex industry minister Tapan chakraborty. Talking with the press Tapan chakraborty said during the left fron government CPIM took the decision to pay minimum wages rs 176 to the tea workers. But the garden owners challenged that decision in the high court. After hearing all matters, court ordered to pay minimum wages rs 176 to the tea workers. In the main time government changed. BJP came in Power. But BJP government not taking any initiative to implement the high court order. Naturally workers are deprived. Apart from this union also demands to immediate release of the gratuity money of the workers and 20% festival bonus for the tea workers.