Family members of the three CPM leaders killed in Asansol near Durgapur between 2011 and 2013, after Trinamool Congress came to power met Governor M K Narayanan on Tuesday and demanded that, those who were responsible for the heinous crime must be punished. They complained that no one has been arrested so far because of instruction from Trinamool leaders.
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.
After police arrested the INTTUC unit president of a colliery in Pandaveswar near Durgapur for threatening an executive of the colliery at gunpoint, Trinamool leaders of Asansol-Durgapur have now criticized the decision of Eastern Coalfields Limited to shut down the colliery saying that the incident was of not such magnitude that the company has to shut down the colliery. INTTUC leaders in Asansol and Durgapur threatened to launch a movement against the company, saying it was out to malign the image of the state government.
ECL headquarter through a communication on yesterday evening has informed the office of the Personnel Manager of ‘Kumardihi – B’ colliery, located in the ECL’s Bankola mining area near Durgapur that work has been suspended in the colliery for an indefinite period after a senior INTTUC office bearer threatened an executive of the colliery at gunpoint on August 30. The executives are scared to work at the mine said director (technical), ECL. as the reason of the suspension of work.
INTTUC unit secretary of Kumardihi-B colliery in Pandaveswar near Durgapur, employed as an attendance clerk in the same colliery, allegedly attacked an executive of the colliery when the executive asked him to clarify why a miner had been marked present on 8 August, though he had not reported for work. At this, Mr Mukherjee got enraged and even put his gun on the head of the executive.