Kolkata ,December 6 : A mammoth anti communal rally in Kolkata today marked the lingering peoples hatred towards the communal cauldron and the perpetrators of Babri Masjid demolition, 26 years ago. Convened at the behest of the Left parties including CPI(M), CPI, RSP ,Forward Block, CPI(ML ) Liberation and the other Left Front constituents , the rally took enormous proportion as nearly lakhs of people joined the rally and the nearly 4 KM of the 5.6 Km road length was covered by people carrying Red flags. In several District Headquarters also anti communal crusaders carried out marches with Red flags.
Left Front Chairman Biman Basu , CPI(M) State secretary Suryakanta Mishra , CPI State secretary Swapan Banerjee ,RSP State Secretary Manoj Bhattacharya , CPI(ML) Liberation State Secretary Partha Ghosh , SUCI leader S Basu joined the rally carrying their respective party flags .
In the sea of Red Flags in the rally ,there were tableaus’ and placards , plenty of them depicting the anti communal fervour and condemning the heinous acts of communalism in the recent past. The politics of Riots, PM Modis’ communal pitch, BJP’s ploy to bifurcate people all got condemned in the slogans raised by the participants in the mega rally. The rally started from Historical mahajati Sadan that was constructed by Netaji Subhas Bose and named by Tagore and culminated in Park Circus Maidan , an area noted for its mixed population matrix.
Anti communal rally in Nadia.
The Rally was led by Student and Youth leaders from the front , the Left Leaders held to their place in the near end of the rally . SFI General Secretary Mayukh Biswas was seeing leading the rally , raising high pitched slogan against the communal forces and the BJPs’ nefarious design of creating riots in West Bengal . Speaking in a meeting held after the Mega rally in Park Circyus Maidan , both Left Front Chairman Biman Basu and Surya Mishra condemned the Union Government led by BJP’s Narendra Modi and highlighted the role of BJP and RSS in the heinous Babri Masjid demolition .
Warning BJP of instigating violence in the name of Rathyatra in Bengal , Surya Mishra said “ People will smash the Makeshift Rathas of chariots if asingle communal strife happens due to the condemnable Rathyatra to be taken out by the BJP in December .