Attack on CPM office
Cooch Behar, Sept. 23: The CPM office at Sarkarerhat in Sitalkuchi was attacked allegedly by Trinamul Congress supporters this evening when former minister Dinesh Dakua was present.
“Trinamul supporters came in procession and attacked the office and smashed the windshield of the former minister’s car. He was taken to safety by his security guard,” said CPM MLA of Sitalkuchi Harish Barman. Following the attack, CPM members took out rallies in different towns in Cooch Behar district. Trinamul has denied the charge.
Jaigaon: The carcass of a male leopard was found in a drain on Nagrakata Tea Estate on Thursday morning. Foresters said no external injury marks had been found on the body of the two-year-old animal. The body has been sent to Gorumara National Park for post-mortem
Balurghat: Trinamul Congress members demonstrated in front of the Autina gram panchayat office on Thursday, protesting alleged irregularities in 100-days rural job scheme. The three-hour-long agitation was lifted after police arrived.
Islampur: Bappa Nandi, a resident of Dalkhola, was killed after a train hit him on Thursday. GRP officials in Dalkhola said the 40-year-old was crossing the tracks when the train ran over him.