Seventy blind students from far-flung areas of Jungle Mahal and Sundarbans were on Sunday given an opportunity to have a free visit in an amusement park in Kolkata.
Security forces on Thursday seized 57 gelatin sticks and other materials required to manufacture explosives from a forest in Purulia district.
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh praised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s role in the development of Jungle Mahal.
The Centre assured all help to develop rural connectivity and drinking water supply among others in Jungle Mahal, the Maoist-hit region in WB.
Maoists on Sunday offered money for handing over weapons allegedly being used by CPI(M) cadres in the Naxal-hit areas, 12 days after the West Bengal government
announced a surrender and rehabilitation package for the rebels.
Day in Pics: 27th March
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