Kolkata: The Congress on Saturday observed ‘black day’ across West Bengal in protest against the killings of five Bengali-speaking people in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Thursday. Several top state Congress leaders took out protest rallies in the city and accused the BJP-led government in Assam of pursuing divisive politics.
However, former President of the party, Adhir Chowdhury, did not attend in one. But in protest against the increase in electricity charges, led by him in Beharampore. Now question raises that is this indication of break up between Adhir and ‘Chorda’?
Congress took out protest rally in Central Kolkata, Burabazar and South Kolkata. A procession took place from Ram Mandir to Jorasanko Thakur Bari under the leadership of Barabazar district congress president, Councilor Santosh Pathak.
The protest rally in South Kolkata was carried out from the Paramount nursing home to Hajra More. Pradip Bhattacharya, another former president of the Congress, was led the rally. In contrast, before the three procession, he made a separate procession from the Park Street to Esplanade. But is also on a different issue. Manoj Chakraborty, close aide of Bengal’s Robinhood was accompanied. According to his followers, ‘nothing has been reported to him about the activities. However they are actively trying to avoid controversy.