Demand for separate North Bengal UT by BJP MP, Mamata Banerjee says 'will not allow Bengal to be divided'
The longest and most violent agitation movement in North Bengal was for a separate territory for Gorkhaland which was resolved by a series of accords that finally saw the setting up of Gorkhaland
Will seek action under anti-defection law against Mukul Roy if he doesn't quit as MLA: Suvendu Adhikari
Mukul Roy had last week rejoined the TMC, of which he was once the second-in-command after Mamata Banerjee, following his three-and-a-half year-long stint in the BJP.
The CM's move is said to be significant as the anti-BJP political parties seem to have decided to sharpen their attack on the Centre on farmers’ movement.
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Sitting beside Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday, Mukul Roy made it clear that he could not continue in BJP and that is why he decided to return to his old party.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's soft stance on Mukul Roy during the West Bengal election campaign had triggered speculation.
The Constitution's federal characteristics must constantly pass tests, like the one in West Bengal and its ultimate outcome will affect all other states as well as the Union.
Roy, who held the position of the national vice president in BJP, said he was "happy to see all known faces again" after returning to TMC.
TMC sources said Roy's move would deliver a message for other leaders who defected to the saffron camp.
Meanwhile, Ghosh, addressing a meeting of the party organisation told the party workers to fight against the TMC politically.
The groom's father A Mohan, 52, is the Salem district secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI). The bride who is a relative, however, comes from a Congress family.
Mamata assured Tikait of her support to the farmers’ movement and said West Bengal will continue to stand with the farmers.
The Bhartiya Kisan Union led by Tikait and Singh had supported the 'No vote for BJP' campaign ahead of the West Bengal assembly elections.
Tikait and other farmer leaders have been agitating on Delhi's borders for the past one year against three laws passed by the Parliament.
Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of free vaccination for all adults, Banerjee said that it took him four months to listen to the pleas of the states.