Left Front to hit the streets against post-poll violence

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Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) AWest Bengal’s Left Front has decided to hit the streets against widespread post-poll violence in the state allegedly perpetrated by the ruling Trinamool Congress.

In a bid to organise protests against the attacks on the supporters, workers and offices across the state, the city Left Front called for a two-day sit-in-demonstration at the Esplanade Y-channel in the city between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., starting from May 25, and appealed to all sections of the left, democratic and secular people to take part.

It will also hand over a memorandum to city Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Tuesday on the issue, an front release said.

The Front said it would intensify the protests, including rallies, sit-ins and blockades gradually unless the situation improves.

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Leaders of the Left Front appealed to all the district level leaders to conduct protest rally and demonstrations against such violence.

CPI-M state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra said that the ruling party has no political will to curb the inhuman attacks on opponents, but is instead spearheading attacks aimed at eliminating the opposition.



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