Friday, November 16, 2007

Students protesting against Nandigram violence attacked by SFI

Nov. 16, 2007:

From the morning, around 20-30 PDSF members from various colleges in Kolkata were going on a Matador to various colleges in North Kolkata in order to raise awareness on Nandigram issue and also to collect funds for the victims. At around 2:30 pm, neas St. Paul's College, the team was surrounded by a gang of 200 SFI goons from St. Pauls and Surendranath College and was severely beaten up.

After breaking the microphones & mouthpieces, the hooligans set the leaflets on fire and looted the collected money for Nandigram relief. Students of Presidency college, Medical college, Jadavpur University & others has condemned the incidence strongly. An FIR has been launched against the hooligans at Amherst Street police station. State President Sourav and many others are seriously injured and have been taken to Medical College Hospital for treatment. Press release from PDSF is awaited.

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