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Naxalite students lathicharged in Kolkata

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 20:53

Kolkata: The police lathicharged a group
of naxalite students when tried to show black flags
during the visit of West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb
Bhattacharjee at the Jadavpore University.

The students shouted slogans demanding withdrawal of
the joint security forces from West Midnapore district and
against CPI(M) `atrocities`, police sources said.

The students tried to converge on the chief minister`s
convoy with black flags, but were dispersed by the police
with lathis.

A spokesman of the United Democratic Students`
Federation claimed that seven students were injured in the
police action.

The programme of the chief minister who had gone to
the university to inaugurate the renovated `Gandhi Bhavan` was
held without disruption.

There was no report of any arrest.


First Published: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 20:53

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