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Bhattacharjee promises unabated industrialisation

Written by: Staff

Bankura, Nov 19 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee reiterated the importance of industrialisation in the state while attending three separate functions in the district.

Just after the formal inauguratioin of a drinking water project and a three-day education camp, at a mass gathering Mr Bhattacharjee stressed the need of industries in state, specially in South Bengal's Bankura, Purulia and Midnapore districts.

''We became successful in agriculture that has yielded 150 lakh metric tonns of paddy,'' he said.

However, he lamented the negative role of the opposition who were creating an obstacle in the state's industrial progress.

Mr Bhattacharjee said, ''Now is the time to set up industry in the state.'' The Chief Minister vowed to set up industries on the barren lands of Purulia and Bankura districts.

Mr Bhattacharjee urged the UPA government at the Centre to come forward for the development of West Bengal, through setting up of industries. ''We need the cooperation of the Centre for Bengal,'' he added.


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