Roads blocked in Jalpaiguri over chit-fund issue

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013 - 14:54

Jalpaiguri (WB): Hundreds of people who had deposited money with the chit-fund company Saradha Group, on the verge of collapse, on Monday blocked roads, highways and protested outside the company`s office in Jalpaiguri district.

Around 150 depositors gathered at Saradha office in Wakilpara and protested against non-payment of their dues.

Demanding the arrest of the company`s managers, the protesters also blocked many roads and highways at various places in Alipurduar, Falakata and in Jalpaiguri town.

The West Bengal government has already ordered the arrest of Saradha`s Chairman and Managing Director Sudipta Sen, who has gone absconding.

PTI



First Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 - 14:54

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