TMC disrupts train movements

5 Jan 2017

Senior Trinamool Congress leaders and supporters today halted the Padatik Express at Belakoba in Jalpaiguri district demanding the release of two top party leaders implicated in the Rose Valley chit fund scam.

TMC cadres led by Rajganj MLA Khageshwar Roy, Raiganj Panchayat Samiti president Ahidar Rahman and TMC Block president Lakho Mohan Roy blocked the railway tracks. The movement of several other trains was also disrupted by the blockade that started from 11am till 12:15pm. The protesters lifted the blockade following repeated requests by the passengers. (EOIC)