Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Mamata unveils Vidyasagar bust in Kolkata's Vidyasagar College, says BJP planning to change Bengal into Gujarat

The bust was unveiled at the Hare school, which was then transferred to Vidyasagar College. After unveiling the bust, the CM said accused the BJP of post-poll violence.

published on : 12th June 2019

Mamata to unveil re-installed Vidyasagar statue vandalised during Shah's Kolkata rally

Banerjee will first pay floral tributes to the leader at a ceremonial programme at the Hare School ground on College street and then would walk on foot from there to the Vidyasagar college.

published on : 11th June 2019

Bengal government to replace vandalised Vidyasagar bust on June 11

An iconic figure of the Bengal Renaissance, Vidyasagar became a poll issue following the vandalism of his statue during BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow here.

published on : 4th June 2019

Trinamool broke Vidyasagar bust in Kolkata, will install his grand statue at same place: PM

A bust of Vidyasagar had been vandalized during the violence that took place during BJP chief Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata on Tuesday, leading to a blame game between the saffron party and TMC.

published on : 16th May 2019

RSS-BJP systematically attacking Bengal: Sitaram Yechury on desecration of Vidyasagar's statue

While both the BJP and the ruling TMC has begun a blame game on the issue, Yechury said that the violent clashes between the two parties was 'hitting at the heart of Bengal and its core.'

published on : 15th May 2019

TMC alleges 'BJP goons' damaged Vidyasagar statue; submits 'proof' to EC in support of its claim

BJP and TMC supporters Tuesday fought pitched battles on the streets of Kolkata during a massive road show by Amit Shah.

published on : 15th May 2019

Mamata, TMC leaders change Twitter, Facebook profile picture with Vidyasagar's photo

Mamata is also scheduled to take out a protest rally on Wednesday to protest the smashing of the bust of the social reformer by alleged BJP activists in north Kolkata on Tuesday.

published on : 15th May 2019

Attacking knowledge central to BJP's poisonous project: CPI(M)

Furious BJP supporters retaliated and were seen exchanging blows with their TMC rivals outside the college entrance.

published on : 15th May 2019