The party's major opponents in the state Congress and BJP didn't waste the opportunity and levelled criticism on its late acknowledgement of the country's freedom.
Left parties bandh call: Odisha govt asks collectors to take preventive steps to maintain law and order
Besides, vehicular and railway traffic are likely to be affected, she added and asked the collectors to take all preventive measures.
Sources in the SAD said in the last Assembly election, the party lost about 20 seats for a margin of fewer than 1,000 votes.
The parties demand the central government to roll back increased fuel price and control the prices of essential commodities and drugs.
The Jatiyo Bangla Sammelan, a social organisation promoting Bengali culture and language, has set up community kitchens in the city and Hooghly and Nadia districts.
It also said that the Central government must stop being obdurate and immediately resume talks with the SKM on these lines.
The plight of women functionaries is not much different in parties across the country, feel many women politicians.
Forward Bloc won't contest against Pinarayi Vijayan, says face-off will weaken national anti-fascist front
The Forward Bloc had earlier asked the UDF leadership to allot either Kollam or Chathannoor seats but the Left party was asked to take on the CPM leader from his stronghold instead.
CPI(M) farmers wing 'Sara Bharat Krishak Sabha' and those of other left partners such as CPI, Forward Bloc and RSP took out rallies in the districts and blocked roads for some time.