Kolkata , April26th – West Bengal Left Front has called for 12hour long General Strike in the state of West Bengal on 30th April protesting against the murder of democracy in West Bengal. Informing this, to the media persons Left Front chairman Biman Basu said that murderous assault on democracy in the state has taken place on 18th April during the Kolkata Corporation elections and on 25th April during polls to the 91 municipalities of the state. Leaders of all the constituents of the Left Front including Left Front Chairman Biman Basu , RSP leader Manoj Bhattacharya , CPI leader Manjukumar Majumdar , Forward Block leader Hafiz Alam Sairani present in the press conference.
In the Press Conference Left Front Chairman has also added that various left activists are now lying in Hospital bed, injured after resisting the vote loot during the Municipal polls in the state. In one case TMC MLA and history sheeter Arjun Singh himself has shot down a mill worker for being a left activist in Barrackpore of North 24 Pargana’s. He also added that in West Bengal in every sphere attempt is being made to enact autocracy in the state. Left Front has also appealed to SUCI (Communist) and CPIML-liberation for supporting the General strike called on against the murder of democracy in the state . He also appealed to all affected people to rise above party identity and support the strike.(Ganashakti)