If there is no action from the government’s side, we will go for a three-day strike from August 24, which may also be a hunger strike,” he added.
According to shopowners, over 7,000 shops in Kolkata and about a lakh across Bengal will be on strike.
Mamata’s Delhi trip assumes significance as she has been relentlessly advocating for an alliance of all Opposition parties to oust the BJP from power in 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Sources in the Trinamool Congress said that Mamata’s visit is aimed at strengthening the Opposition unity before 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
In 2011, the city had a population of 4.5 million, while the population of the city and its suburbs was 14.1 million, making it the third-most populous metropolitan area in India.
Recent estimates of Kolkata Metropolitan Area's economy have ranged from to 0 billion (GDP adjusted for purchasing power parity) making it third most-productive metropolitan area in India, after Mumbai and Delhi.
(LIVE BLOG)Live streaming of the match will be available from 8 PM IST. Kolkata Knight Riders have won the toss and decided to field.
In 1793 the East India company was strong enough to abolish Nizamat (local rule), and assumed full sovereignty of the region.Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina and Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir during the toss of the third match 2017 Indian Premier League at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot on Friday.Live streaming and live cricket score of the T20 match is available online.(BCCI )Gujarat Lions, who topped the points table with 18 points from nine matches on debut last year, take on two- time Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders in their first match of IPL 2017 at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot today.A few hundred workers of VHP and Bajrang Dal gathered near Chandni Chowk Metro station and tried to protest in front of the newspaper office.
They raised slogans and tried to gherao the office where heavy police force was already deployed.Dutta, who has been been remanded to five-day police custody, told mediapersons while being taken to court: “This is a political game, I have been framed and everyone knows why this is not the right time to speak.” Tension first erupted in Baduria on July 4 after the Facebook post showing “objectionable images” linked to the Prophet and Kaaba Sharif in Mecca went viral, following which a mob vandalised shops and homes, and set fire to vehicles, triggering retaliatory attacks.