CPI-ML to observe Protest Day today
Statesman News Service
SILIGURI, Aug 14: The Communist Party of India (Marxists-Leninist) would observe the Independence Day tomorrow as protest day. The party would organise a protest rally and public meeting at Bagdogra.
Informing this, the CPI-ML general secretary Mr Kanu Sanyal, said: "We do not recognise 15 August as the Independence Day. India didn't get freedom on that day, rather it was a mere transfer of power."
According to the CPI-ML sources, a protest rally slated for 10 am tomorrow would mark the beginning of the protest day programme.
The rally would originate from Upper Bagdogra area and would march up to the Airport More. Plantation workers and peasants are expected to take part in the rally.
After the protest rally, a public meeting would be held near Station More at Bagdogra. the CPI-ML state secretary, Mr Subrata Basu and state executive member Mr Swadesh Banerjee would address the gathering.