SUCI-Police clash at College Street

Pic: Avijit Das
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Avijit Das, Kolkata: Students groups clash with cops in Central Kolkata. Several SUCI supporters were hurt as police carried out lathicharge on them. The SUCI members had taken the road on Thursday with their 18 phased appeal. Marking off a Civil Disobedience Movement at Central Kolkata, SUCI had arranged for a rally from College Street to Dharmatala.

At Dharmatalla, when the protesters were asked by the police to disperse, they ran towards the barricade of the police and attacked them. The police retaliated with lathicharge. Around 20-25 SUCI protesters were injured with 7-8 in a critical condition.

On the other hand, 3 policemen were also injured in the scene. One of them is reported to be in a critical condition.