USDF activists arrested

18 Nov 2018

Eight persons, allegedly belonging to a pro-Left outfit of the Jadavpur University, were arrested when they assembled in front of the Nandan premises on Saturday where the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival was hosted, to stage a demonstration, police said. A total number of 10 persons allegedly belonging to the "pro-Maoist" United Students Democratic Front (USDF) gathered in front of Nandan premises at around 2.05 pm and were trying to stage a protest demonstration, a police official told PTU. "They tried to hold demonstration over various issues including Jangalmahal. It was then that police from Hastings Police Station intervened and arrested eight demonstrators which included two women," the police official said. (PTI)