Left Front appeals Trinamool to postpone Singur agitation

August 19th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI  

Kolkata, Aug 19 (ANI): The West Bengal Government today appealed to the Trinamool Congress and other Trinamool allies to postpone their proposed indefinite agitation over the Singur issue.

The agitation veers around Tata Motors project site in Singur demanding the return of 400 acres of land to the farmers.

On Wednesday, the State Government and representatives of the Trinamool-led opposition will meet for a discussion on the issue.

Earlier, the Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee had accepted Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’’s invitation for talks to solve the impasse.

However, Banerjee is sticking to her demand for the return of the 400 acres of land, acquired by the government, to their owners.

Meanwhile, after a Left Front meeting, its chairman Biman Bose told media persons that the controversial 400 acres were in scattered fragments and not fit for farming anymore.

He further called upon Mamata Banerjee to take a realistic view of the situation in order to find a solution. (ANI)

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