Siliguri, 27th April: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a 12-hour bandh in Bengal on Friday, April 28, in response to the Kaliyaganj incident. Debashree Chowdhury, Member of Parliament and former Union Minister, made the announcement from the BJP’s protest stage in Raiganj.
According to reports, the BJP has been protesting since this morning over the death of BJP worker Mrityunjay Barman in Chandga, under Radhikapur Gram Panchayat of Kaliaganj. The BJP alleges that Mrityunjay Barman died in police firing. Protests are being held in front of various police stations by the BJP against the incident. A 12-hour bandh has been called across North Bengal tomorrow.