Siliguri, 12th September: BJP MP Raju Bista has called for gherao of Abhishek Banerjee’s house after TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee called for the same at the houses of BJP MPs and MLAs.
Significantly, Abhishek Banerjee addressed a meeting in Malbazar on Sunday. Addressing the gathering, he said that if the issues of PF and gratuity of tea workers are not resolved by December 31, then the houses of BJP MPs and MLAs will be surrounded from January 1. After which now Darjeeling district MP Raju Bista has also spoken of holding a gherao at Abhishek Banerjee’s residence.
Addressing the journalists in Siliguri today, MP Raju Bista said that the workers of the tea gardens have not yet gotten the land lease for a long time. They have been given 6 months. If even after this, the tea garden workers do not get the lease, then Abhishek Banerjee’s house will be cordoned off.
He said that the amount of PF has to be deposited to the owner’s side. But the owner intentionally does not deposit the amount of PF. In regard to this, the PF office investigated it. Even after sending the legal notice, the police are not investigating.