July 28, 2014
Trinamool observes Nanoor Dibas
Trinamool Congress paid homage to themartyrs of Nanoor on the historic Nanoor Dibas on July 27, 2014 at Banshpara near Bolpur,Birbhum on the occasion.
The Trinamool General Secretary slammed thedivisive politics practised by BJP and said such ploy should be defeated. Heurged everybody to be on alert regarding communal issues.
Birbhum district president of the party,ministers, MLAs and other leaders were present at the meeting.
On the morning of July 27, 2000, CPMactivists had clashed with farmers belonging to Trinamool Congress at Suchpurin Nanoor, Birbhum, over the right to cultivate a four-bigha plot. Elevenfarmers were hacked to death, the biggest toll in a political clash in Bengalin recent memory.
In 2010, Trinamool Chairperson Ms MamataBanerjee, then the Union Railway Minister was instrumental in bringing justiceto the family of the deceased. 44 people were convicted for the Nanoor massacreand were handed life terms; this was the first time so many people have beengiven the punishment in a single case in Bengal.
Image: Didi’s historic march in Nanoor in 2010