Kolkata: Protesting against women atrocities and demanding proper punishment of the culprits of the Saradha Scam, Congress had stopped the smooth flowing of traffic in many important roads throughout the state. The congress supporters obstructed the Shyambazar five point crossing of Kolkata today morning for almost an hour, as a result of which massive traffic snarls were faced by the commuters.
Maldah: National Highway 34 was blocked by the district Congress leadership in Maldah. The congress supporters obstructed the roads at the Rath Bari more of English Bazar police station area in Maldah. Congress District President Narendranath Tiwari was also present.
Jalpaiguri: In Jalpaiguri, 31 D National Highway was blocked by the congress for about 25 minutes. Congress district President nirmal Ghosh Dastidar and Town Block Congress President Pinaki Sengupta was also present along with other important leaders.
Siliguri: In Siliguri too, road blockade was put up by the Congress. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s effigy was burnt as a mark of protest by the congress supporters.
Raigunj: Road blockade took place in Raigunj demanding the punishment of the culprits of the Saradha scam.
Coochbehar: In Coochbehar’s Harinchowrah area road was blocked by the congress. The incident was no better in the Dinhata and Mathabhanga area.
Murshidabad: Congress supporters blocked the roads in Baharampur’s Girjamore area. Chatra Parishad President Shiladitya Haldar and Congress MLA Manoj Chakraborty was present at the spot.
Birbhum: Road blocks also took place in Birbhum. Bolpur’s Chitra More was blocked for almost an hour by the Congress.