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Trinamool holds protest rallies in Kolkata against NRC

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The today took out rallies in the city against the complete draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Protest marches were organised at Esplanade in the heart of the metropolis and in other places, including one at Kamarhati in the northern part.

led the protest against the at Esplanade, while TMC leaders Tapas Roy and Madan Mitra led the rally at Kamarhati-Baranagar area.

The ruling party had organised similar rallies in different parts of yesterday, barring the state capital.

The TMC has alleged that in the name of the NRC, the BJP government in had deliberately omitted names of Bengalis from the list, a claim which has been denied by the saffron party.

The complete draft of the was published on July 30 in with 2.89 lakh names out of 3.29 applicants.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 22:55 IST