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Panchayat election in WB in April-May : Mukul Roy

Press Trust of India  |  Jhargram (WB) 

"Antisocials and hooligans should not be allowed to enter Jhargram," he said addressing TMC at Chandri near here, a citadel during the Leftist rule.

The meeting was called to protest against alleged violence by at Chandri.

Referring to the development efforts of the state government, he said a total 40,000 policemen and one lakh primary teachers would be appointed.

Roy alleged that local leader Prasanta Das, who was arrested by the police for forcing TMC supporters to join a CPI-M procession at Chondri on November 22, was among those responsible for the Netai massacre.

The police had seized Maoist literature, posters and a country-made illegal guns from the residence of Das, who is now in police remand.

Local DYFI leader Sudarshan Mahto and Jharkhand Party(N) leader Arjun Hansda joined TMC along with a number of their followers at the meeting.

First Published: Sat, December 01 2012. 18:35 IST