Kolkata,August 12 : Today, West Bengal Left Front held a meeting of all its constituents. After the meeting West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Basu told reporters, “ It is unfortunate, the way, Bengal has turned into a graveyard for democracy, as election are turned into a farce . This time also, in the upcoming municipal elections of the state, the TMC has turned the state into a graveyard of democracy, as TMC muscleman are flexing their muscles to debar the voters from casting their vote. In Haldia and Panshkura ,TMC hooligans are threatening the eligible voters as not to cast their vote. In Durgapur also in areas covering ward number 12 to 21 , election has been turned into a total farce. The areas , where the municipal elections has been held , has turned into hotbeds of terror. Saying this he also gave the details where the TMC hooligans from outskirt of Durgapur and the adjoining district of Birbhum has been given shelter ,so that can create mayhem on the polling day”. He also urged the state election commission to ensure free and fair polls in the polling areas.
Human chain in Kolkata on Independence Day
Left Front has decided to enact a 4 km long Human Chain, in order to spread the message of communal harmony and national integrity on this years Independence Day. It is envisaged that the 4 km long oath taking Human chain will be a milestone in the world and will exemplify the cause of democracy and communal harmony and determination of the progressive people of the country. (Courtesy: Ganashakti)