After Bengal state election commission’s list of municipalities where civic poll will be held next month doesn’t finds mention of Durgapur, CPI(M) launched agitation demanding timely election to Durgapur Municipal Corporation.
On a historic day when the official announcement of the formation West Burdwan district was made yesterday, people of Durgapur were utterly engrossed in gloom as in spite of having a better infrastructure, Durgapur couldn’t became the district town of this newly formed 23rd district of Bengal.
For the first time ever Durgapur witnessed armed rally of hundreds of people in which young men and women, mostly from school, took part in a Ram Nabami procession at the Kada Road locality in Durgapur yesterday.
Parent’s continues agitation movement protesting exorbitant fee hike by Durgapur Public School as they for the second time blocked the busy road connecting the Bidhannagar locality with the Durgapur Sub Divisional hospital.
Thousands of Durgapur workers took part in a sit-in demonstration at the Rani Rasmoni Avenue in Kolkata, adjacent to Esplanade, responding to the call of ‘Save ASP, Save Durgapur’, given by the joint forum of several central trade unions.
DIG Bengal, Mr. Surajit Kar Purakayastha held a high level meeting with senior police and administrative officials of several South Bengal districts at Durgapur to review incidents of crime and recent rise in road accidents.
More than ninety percent passenger occupancy on the Delhi-Kolkata-Durgapur-Delhi sector since February 15, has prompted Zoom Air to increase the number of daily flights between Durgapur and Delhi to two.