Kolkata: GANA Front (An alliance of 5 political parties), organized a massive protest demonstration at Esplanade in Kolkata. The rally conducted by the front was a monumental procession with a mass participation of over 5,000 people, which was started from College Square and culminated at Esplanade (Dharmatala) wherein the leaders of the front addressed the huge gathering in a public meet.
There has been no end to the imposition of hike on the commodities, basic amenities and articles of daily usage, turning the lives of common people into a misery, said SDPI State General Secretary Dr. Mohammed Afsar Ali.
While addressing the audience, BNP President (also the summoner of GANA Front) Rezzak Molla said, the recent hike in electricity bills by the West Bengal State Government is one of many persecutory inflictions on the pocket of common man.
JDU WB President Amitabh Datta, RPI WB President Mrityunjay Mondal and many other prominent leaders representing several political parties and organizations addressed the audience and urged the State Government to revoke the recent hikes levied in the state.