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Bhangar: arrest of activists in the run up to Panchayat polls

Bhangar: arrest of activists in the run up to Panchayat polls

Update: April 9 UAPA, Arms Act and 18 other totally false cases on trade unionist, student and health movement activist Ratul for standing with people's movement in Bhangar, West Bengal. Midnight 8 April arrest. Sent to 14 days Jail custody.…

Strange peace process in Bhangar

Strange peace process in Bhangar

After months of impasse with violent interludes of repression and resistance, the people of Bhangar agitating against the forcible setting up of a high-voltage power grid on agricultural land were just beginning to see a ray of hope. Most of…

Bhangar movement: an update

Bhangar movement: an update

Altogether 36 activists of the Bhangar movement got bail in three cases from the Baruipur ACJM court on 5 May. Among them were Kushal Debnath of Mazdoor Kranti Parishad and Sankar Das of CPI(ML)-Red Star, the former joint convenors of…

Press releases on Bhangar movement

Press releases on Bhangar movement

WSS Team Urges Government to Initiate Dialogue and Take Action Against Atrocities in Bhangar Immediately Team Finds Undue Police Repression in Response to Legitimate Demands Mass atrocities by Police and goons uncovered - including murder, sexual violence, and destruction of…

Statement by students in solidarity with Bhangor movement

Statement by students in solidarity with Bhangor movement

ভাঙড়ে পাওয়ার গ্রীডের বিরুদ্ধে এলাকার জনগন প্রথম থেকেই শান্তিপূর্ণ উপায়ে গণতান্ত্রিক পদ্ধতিতে আন্দোলন করলেও এবং সরকারের সাথে আলোচনা চাইলেও, সরকার - প্রশাসন কোন ভাবেই তাদের আবেদনে সাড়া দেয়নি বরঞ্চ আন্দোলনকারীদের শায়েস্তা করতে এবং ভাঙড়বাসীর ন্যায্য আন্দোলনকে ভেঙে দিতে সরকার দুষ্কৃতি,…