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Park Circus Maidan
West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Paintings tell a story of protest and hope

Students, women who picked up a paintbrush after almost two decades and professional artists converged at Park Circus Maidan on Wednesday evening and expressed their fears, concerns and hopes through ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

Protest spirit grips 80-year-old

Solidarity for protesters at the Park Circus Maidan came in all ages and from all parts of the city.Jayanti Sen, 80, travelled from Regent Estate to Park Circus Maidan on Wednesday evening to express ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Park Circus

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

Offering of bananas & oranges to say ‘I am with you’

Ajmeri Bibi works as a domestic help to support her family and pay for her 11-year-old son’s education in an English-medium school.Yet, she has been saving up a little every day to buy fruits for th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.20

Packed ground against CAA

Park Circus Maidan resembled a sea of heads on Sunday, the 13th day of non-stop protests there being led by women against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens.A steady str...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.20

Pen & brush in protest show

A Class III girl , a middle-aged woman who had last written a slogan in college and a homemaker with a box of marker pens wrote slogans to express their fears and concerns about the new citizenship ma...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

‘3 bullets for Gandhi, 3 for India’

Three bullets had killed Mahatma Gandhi. People responsible for the murder of the Father of the Nation are threatening to kill India with the same number of bullets — CAA, NPR and NRC, the Mahatma...
By Debraj Mitra and Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.20

A dozen-odd protesters march to park circus maidan to show solidarity

It was a gathering of just over a dozen people at Park Circus on Saturday evening, but the presence of every one of them was important, a student who joined the anti-citizenship regime march said.The ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Modiji, now behen is aurat?

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By Debraj Mitra in Park Circus

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Strength in every morsel of support

A college student saved from what little she earns as a tutor to buy datesAn 86-year-old man could afford to buy only five packets of biscuits worth Rs 25A schoolteacher came with some snacksA tiny pa...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

Sacrifices at home to join protest

Park Circus Maidan was teeming with people on Saraswati Puja evening in what seemed to be a celebration of protest.The Telegraph spoke to a few of them.A young motherA 27-year-old mother from Topsia d...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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