Hundreds of Small Tea Growers have been demanding reasonable price of green tea leaves. Jalpaiguri District Small Tea Growers’ Association (JDSTGA) today served a representation to the Assistant Director of Tea Development, Tea Board, Jalpaiguri region, on this issue.
The full Bench of the ECI may also visit the state before the Durga Pujas
Dabgram-Fulbari MLA Sikha Chatterjee says people of Ektiasal, Chayan Para and Fakdaibari are grappling with an acute drinking water crisis
According to NBMCH superintendent Dr Sanjay Mallik, seven children suffering from acute respiratory infection (ARI) had been admitted in the paediatric ward.
Ms Banerjee also ensured families of the victims, who have lost their lives, after investigation guilty will be punished.
Apart from political leaders, other individuals like recipients of state government awards like Banga Ratna and Shiksha Ratna, doctors and industrialists from the region, will also be invited to attend the Bijoya Sammilani, where a cultural programme will also be held, sources have said.
Due to flash floods in the Mal river during Durga Visarjan on Wednesday night, eight people lost their lives and several were feared missing in West Bengal’s Malbazar in Jalpaiguri district.
The Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) supplies 55 million litres of water per day (MLD), while the demand is 70 million litres.
Asked to comment on the matter, Mr Deb admitted that Advocate Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya, the former Mayor of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, had filed the case and said that he has mentioned his name from North Bengal “politically.”