West Bengal: 10 SUCI (C) activists injured during protest against compulsory pass

Police claimed that the organisers had not sought permission for the rally.

Published: 19th July 2018 10:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th July 2018 10:22 PM   |  A+A-

SUCI activists

Protesting SUCI (C) activists (File photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

KOLKATA: Ten Social Unity Centre of India (Communist) activists were injured after police lathi-charged them during their protest demanding that No Retention Policy of the Right to Education Act be removed right from Class I, in front of Raj Bhavan on Thursday.

Several SUCI(C) were detained in the protest and later released. The protesters commenced their agitation near the Curzon Park Gate of the Raj Bhavan at around 1.30 pm while police lathi-charged them at around 2 pm.

The 10 SUCI(C) cadres were injured in the lathi-charge. Later, police lathi-charged protesters at the East Gate of the Raj Bhavan and Rapid Action Force personnel were deployed.

Normal traffic was restored in front of Raj Bhavan after detention of the protesters. Police claimed that the organisers had not sought permission for the rally.

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