Jhargram: A 24-hour bandh has been called on Sunday in West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia districts of West Bengal by Maoist-backed People`s Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) to protest the visit of Union Home minister P Chidamabaram to Lalgarh.
Announcing the bandh, PCPA leader Asit Mahato told
newsmen here today that an indefinite blockade has been called
in the three districts, known as `Jungle Mahal`, from Monday.
"The blockade has been called against the torture of
innocent villagers being perpetrated by joint security forces
in the name of anti-Maoist combing operations," he said.