Massive Left Rally in Kolkata Against Communal Violence

Thousands of people marched with colourful banners and posters, under the banner of Left parties in Kolkata on 12 July, to reaffirm and assert West Bengal’s legacy of communal har-mony and protest against recent incidents of communal violence at Basirhat, North 24 Par-ganas.

The march was organised by 20 political parties including CPI, CPI(M), CPI (ML-Liberation), SUCI (C), and other Left parties, as well as some non-Left parties including RJD, and WB Jana-ta Dal. The procession marched from Mahajati Sadan through Chittaranjan Avenue and Chowringhee to Rani Rasmoni Avenue.