Many trains canceled, tons of of passengers stranded
Youth created ruckus in entrance of Union Minister’s home in Thakurnagar
alert to police
Kolkata The warmth of the central authorities’s new three-tier recruitment scheme ‘Agneepath’ has now reached West Bengal. On Friday, rallies have been taken out at numerous locations in West Bengal and prepare was blocked in lots of areas. Nevertheless, there was no report of any violent demonstration i.e. stone pelting or arson. In Thakurnagar, blockades blocked railway tracks for greater than an hour. On the similar time, some youth additionally demonstrated in entrance of the home of Union Minister of State for Delivery and Delivery, Shantanu Thakur. A number of trains needed to be canceled at completely different locations because of the demonstration and rail blockade, because of which tons of of passengers received caught. An Jap Railway official stated, “The prepare was blocked from 8 am to 9.15 am. Practice companies have been disrupted in Sealdah-Banagaon part. Right here, in view of the demonstration, the state authorities has alerted the state police in order that there isn’t any disturbance or violent demonstration.
efficiency in siliguri
Tons of of youths took out a rally at Venus Mod in Siliguri in North Bengal, the second most essential metropolis after Kolkata. First the youth gathered at Salugada after which went in direction of Sevak Highway. Right here the tire was set on hearth on the street. Nevertheless, the police dispersed the group and no arrest was made. Sujay Dhar, a youth protesting, stated, ‘Our demand is that our recruitment within the military must be finished in response to the previous guidelines. We’ll serve the nation for 4 years below the brand new recruitment scheme, however what after that? There is no such thing as a everlasting assure of profession below the brand new scheme.
Demonstration and obstruction in Howrah and Bhatpara
A few of the protesters tried to go to New Jalpaiguri station, however have been stopped by the police and turned again. In Purulia district, the police needed to lathi-charge to take away the protesters. Right here Barakar Highway was blocked. Other than this, in Howrah, the youth demonstrated and blocked the Howrah Bridge. Right here, together with blocking the street in Bhatpara, motor tires have been burnt. Protesters pelted stones on public transport on today. Trinamool Congress state basic secretary and occasion spokesperson Kunal Ghosh stated that the central authorities and the BJP need to make enjoyable of the wealthy heritage of the nation’s armed forces. Such proposals will solely result in obstruction.
It’s value mentioning right here that there are demonstrations in lots of states of the nation relating to the Agneepath scheme. Violent demonstrations like arson, stone pelting in trains are coming to the fore in numerous states. CPI(M) Central Committee member and CPI(M) chief Dr. Sujan Chakraborty stated that the way in which the West Bengal authorities led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had changed the civilian volunteers rather than the common police, equally the central authorities below the management of the Prime Minister changed the common troopers. However Civic is considering of bringing in troopers. Alternatively, BJP’s nationwide vp and MP Dilip Ghosh stated that it’s a matter of investigation whether or not the protesters are literally unemployed or are goons taking political benefit.
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