Revolution in South Asia

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Maoists call for 24-hour shutdown to protest police atrocities

Posted by D and I Consulting on August 25, 2011

Jhargram, August 24 (ANI): The Maoist backed People’s Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) organisation in Jhargram district of West Bengal called for a 24-hour shutdown on Monday against the atrocities that are committed by the police on the innocent villagers and complained of apathy by state government. It was in Lodhasuli that the Maoists had called for a shutdown and around 300 tribals, who supported PCPA, attended the meeting in the area. Joydeb Mahato, a PCPA leader, said that the shutdown would also be observed on Wednesday.

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