Burdwan: Protesting against the unemployment, youths have called for a strike in Burdwan. It is reported that in demand of jobs, fifteen individuals have called for a strike since Feb 16 in the ECL area of Jamuria. They have stated that 14 years ago, the ECL had taken land from them saying that they would repay these people by giving them jobs.
The deprived people have also claimed that even after going through a medical test for the job purpose, they have not been given a joining date yet. On Wednesday, it is learnt that one of the people participating in the fast fell ill and had to be admitted in the ECL hospital