Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Violence erupts again in Nandigram

Kolkata/ Nandigram: There have been fresh clashes between land eviction resistance committee members and CPM cadre in Khejuri area of Nandigram, the proposed SEZ in East Midnapur district.

According to reports, both the parties sustained bullet injuries and the situation remains tense in the area.

On Sunday Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee had stepped up pressure on the West Bengal government over the two controversial projects in Nandigram and Singur.

With renewed protests in Singur, police lathicharged protesters and fired tear gas shells when they tried to break the fence guarding the Tata Motors site.

The protesters retaliated hurling crude bombs at the police. Several activists were injured and arrested.

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