Kolkata: Addressing a press meet, TMC general secretary Partha Chatterjee said that
they will take to streets on Monday to protest against the central government. The
Left has called a 12-hour strike on Monday. The TMC party did not support the
strike but decided to protest on the issue against which the Left are protesting.
Partha said that all shops and markets will remain open. He added that it will be
seen that the common life does not gets hampered due to the bandh. He said, “We
will also take to the streets to oppose the Modi-government’s policies. But we will
not participate in bandh and push the state towards more loss. One side of the road
will be kept open for the traffic movement.”
Aiming at CPM state secretary Surya Kanta Mishra and Vidhan Sabha’s CPM leader
Sujan Chakraborty, Partha said that the TMC party supports the issues raised but
will not participate in the strike called by them.
The state government also said that if any bus or tram or any other vehicle is
ransacked while going out to the street on bandh on Monday, then they must file
FIRs within 12 hours. The owner of the vehicle will receive compensation within 72