Bagdogra, 19th September: The United Farmers' Organization and CITU held a mass sit-in protest at Bagdogra Bihar more against various policies of the central and state government, on Sunday.
The members of the organization raised their voices demanding the abolition of anti-farmer black law, repeal of labor code, electricity bill, legal guarantee of profitable prices of all crops, and also opposed the abnormal increase in petrol, diesel, and cooking gas prices. An all-India strike has been called on September 27.
CPIM leader Jibesh Sarkar, CITU leader Gautam Ghosh, Abhijit Majumder, Krishak Sabha member Jharen Roy, Tapash Sarkar, and others were present at the programme.
In this regard, Jharen Roy said, "We are continuing the movement in for the farmers in Delhi. Despite protesting for ten months, the government is not conscious. Even after 75 years of independence, commodity prices are increasing with each passing day. An All-India strike will be observed across the country on September 27.