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Trinamool, police, administration murdering democracy in Bengal: Left

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Accusing West Bengal's ruling Congress of murdering democracy in the state in league with police and the administration, 17 Left parties on Tuesday said they were contemplating calling a general strike in view of the "unprecedented situation" related to the filing of nominati on for next month's Panchayat polls.

parties would also hold sit-in demonstration in front of the here in protest against the panel's decision to recall its Monday night order extending the date of filing nomination upto 3 p.m. on Tuesday.

"We will hold the sit-in before the SEC's office on April 11, 12, 13 and 16. If need be, we will call a general strike. The final deicion will be taken at 4 p.m. on Wednesday," told the media after a meeting of 17 Left parties and their associates.

He announced that parties will also move the

"is a party to the efforts being made to murder decmocracy in the state, in league with police and the administration. Not only in West Bengal, such a situation is unprecedented in the country," said Bose.



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First Published: Tue, April 10 2018. 23:14 IST