Friday, November 13, 2009

Normal life paralysed during PCPA's bandh in Jhargram

[People's Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) supporters were beaten up on 11 November in Jhargram by police and some persons without uniform, allegedly CPM goons while protesting against arrest of innocent villagers. In protest PCPA have called a 72 hours shut down in Jhargram subdivision.

Jhargram, Nov 13 : Normal life continued to be paralysed on the second-day of the 72-hour bandh called by the People's Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) in Jhargram sub-division with all the markets, shops, schools and banks remaining closed today.Jhargram SDO P Ulaganathan here said attendance in government offices was very low. 

Bus services were completely stopped in the area due to the shut down (bandh), he added.

Meanwhile, a truck was put on fire in Sankargeria village under Goaltore police station area, allegedly by PCPA activists, police said.

Three of its occupants were stated to be missing.

Combined forces continued combing in Chuasole, Sarbarisole and Sirishdanga villages and the adjacent forest areas on the second-day today.

PCPA convenor Asit Mahato alleged that CPI(M) activists, moving with the combined forces, put fire on the houses of 25 PCPA supporters in these villages yesterday.

Meanwhile, three CPI(M) supporters were reportedly missing from Burhanpur village under Goaltore police station area.

Party sources alleged that PCPA activists were behind the abduction.

No police confirmation is available as yet.


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