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18 Left, other parties call 12-hour strike in Bengal

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Eighteen Left and other parties on Friday called a 12-hour general strike in Bengal on November 28 to protest the harassment faced by people following the central government's move.

The parties held a meeting at the CPI-M headquarters, Muzaffar Bhavan, during the day to arrive at the decision.

The parties include the Communist Party of India-Marxist, Communist Party of India, All India Forward Bloc, Revolutionary Socialist Party, Janata Dal-United, Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Nationalist Congress Party.

The strike would be part of the nationwide 'Akrosh Diwas' (anger day)' called by the opposition parties decrying



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First Published: Fri, November 25 2016. 20:28 IST