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Chennithala demands Buddhadeb's resignation, HRC's intervention

By Staff
Google Oneindia News

Kolkata, Mar 20 (UNI) Kerala Pradesh Congress President Ramesh Chennithala today demanded resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and intervention of Human Rights Commission for the Nandigram police firing.

After visiting the strife-torn area with KPCC and West Bengal Congress leaders, Mr Chennithala alleged that police had acted ''brutally'' in killing the poor people on March 14 and many women had been raped.

'' The whole episode is a horrifying experience for the delegation and a great jolt to humanity,'' he told reporters on his return from Nandigram.

Mr Chennithal was accompanied by KPCC General Secretary M.I.

Sahanawaj, Congress Legislature Party Deputy leader in Kerala Assembly G.Kartikaya, among others.

He also demanded that a woman justice of the Supreme Court be sent to Nandigram to talk to the local women, allegedly criminally assaulted.

He said he would submit a report to Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

The delegation, that visited different parts of Nandigram, also met the injured, admitted to Tamluk Sub-Divisional hospital.


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