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Singur on boil again, protesters teargassed

Police fire tear gas in Singur

Singur (WB), Feb 7: The police today fired tear gas shells to chase away activists of Trinamool Congress-led Krishi Jami Raksha Committee (Save Farmland Committee) who entered the fenced off area at the Tata Motors small car project site and uprooted 14 fencing posts.Around 100 people of the Committee entered the fenced off area at Bajemelia in Singur bloc early this morning to uproot the posts.

Policemen immediately launched into action firing tear gas shells to drive away the disruptors.

No arrest has been made in this connection, Sub- Divisional Police Officer Kalyan Mukherjee said, adding police fired 14 tear gas shells.

A huge police force has been deployed at Chanditola, roughly 10 km from here, in view of today's scheduled march to Singur by the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind opposing land take-over for setting up industry.


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posted by Bimal 7.2.07,


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