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Both Naxalite factions to continue their agitation on Singur

Written by: Staff

Kolkata, Dec 5 (UNI) The CPI-ML (Liberation) and CPI(ML), sponsor of today's 12-hour ''Bangla bandh'' claimed that it was a '' total success'' and resolved to continue the agitation till the acquisition of farm land at Singur in Hooghly district was immediately stopped.

Addressing newsmen here, CPI(ML) secretary Subrata Basu and CPI-ML (Liberation) leader Kartick Pal said the people voluntarily took part in protest despite alleged attempts by the CPI(M) cadres and police to frustrate the agitation.

They said their protest was against the ''forceful acquisition of farm land at Singur''.

Though police and CPI(M) cadres made effort to run buses and other mode of transport in the city but the passengers were less.

They said the bandh evoked good response in the districts as vehicles were off the roads and governmnet offices remained closed.

The leaders also demanded a judicial inquiry into the police lathicharge on Singur villagers on December 2 and release of all arrested.

They said the supporters of the two organisations would hold a joint rally to Singur on December eight in which veteran Naxal leader Kanu Sanyal and Liberation general secretary Dipankar Bhattacharjee would take part.


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