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WB Cong launches protest programme against TMC govt

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The unit Monday kicked off its month-long protest programme against government over issues like worsening law and order situation, farmers distress and in the state.

Led by Bengal Monday, the party organissed protest at Barasat area of North 24 district.

Carrying placards against the Mamata Banerjee and the protesters shouted slogans against the government.

"We will continue our fight against the worsening law and order situation in the state. The number of unemployed youths have increased by leaps and bounds in the state under the regime. The farmers are facing a tough situation in getting prices for their produce," Mitra said.

Around thousand activists were detained by the police when they tried to break the police barricade. They were later on released.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 19:45 IST