Wife of former CPM legislator Dilip Sarkar filed a criminal defamation suit against Trinamool All India general secretary Mukul Roy for his defamatory remark that a police complaint of women trafficking had been lodged against the CPM leader four years ago. If found guilty, Roy can be punished with simple imprisonment for up to two years, with or without fine. Police had said that are having no information of any trafficking case against the slain CPM leader.
Mayor of Asansol, Mr. Tapas Banerjee was allegedly pushed and heckled during a surprise visit by the Mayor and his officials at the Pucca Bazaar at busy market hours. The angry officials gheraoed the Mayor and complained that kind of inspection does happens every time a fire broke out in other parts of the state but after that nothing happens.