WB: Left protestors clash with police, demand food security

| Updated: May 22, 2017 22:45 IST

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 22 (ANI): The clashes between the Left-wing protestors with the West Bengal Police, during the 'Nabanno Abhijan' march, turned violent on Monday. The protestors were demanding a fair price for farmer's produce, food security and the maintenance of communal harmony and the rights of people in the state. A CPM farmer wing All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) had given a call to organise a 'Nabanno Abhijan' march to raise pro-farmer demands. Later on, the farmer wings of other Left parties joined the protest. Reportedly, the Left workers plan to conduct rallies from five strategic locations - Rani Rashmoni Avenue, PTS, and the Kidderpore Market in Kolkata and from Santragachi and the Howrah Rail Museum in Howrah. (ANI)