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North 24 Parganas: BJP's hold state bandh over alleged killing of party workers

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With the 12-hour long called by Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) witnessing strong protests being organised by party workers, the daily life has been adversely affected in the district.

Protest against the alleged killing of party workers in Basirhat region of the district, BJP workers stopped a train by sitting on the railway tracks.

A road of the city was also blocked by party workers holding a sit-in on the middle of the road.

Most shops and even banks in Basirhat remain closed, fearing law and order the situation, in the district during the

BJP has on Sunday called a 12-hour 'bandh' in the state over the alleged killings of party workers.

On Sunday, BJP secretary had said that his party will be observing a "black day" in tomorrow in the wake of the killings of BJP workers.

Yesterday, also expressed his concern over the violent clashes between BJP and TMC workers in the state, Press Secretary to said.

"Tripathi is sad at the unfortunate loss of lives and properties of citizens. He extends his heartfelt sympathy for families of the deceased. He appeals to all to see to it that no violent incidents take place, and peace and harmony prevail in the state," Bandyopadhyay said.

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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 12:45 IST