Kolkata: Trinamool Congress workers on Thursday organised processions and put up road blocks at various places in the metropolis and its suburbs protesting against the arrest of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra by CBI in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.
Mitra's residential area at Bhawanipore in southern part of the metropolis witnessed a long procession by his supporters protesting against his arrest.
The supporters put up road blocks in the area strongly criticising the ruling BJP at the Centre.
Belgachia area under northern part of the metropolis also witnessed similar procession.
Also there were a number of processions and road blocks under Mitra's constinuency of Kamarhati in North 24-Parganas district.
Road blocks were withdrwan later after the police intervened, police said.