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Cops fire tear gas on Singur disruptors

TMC-led Krishi Jami Raksha Committee activists enter the Tata Motors project site area and uproot 14 fencing posts.

india Updated: Feb 07, 2007 12:38 IST

Police fired tear gas shells on Wednesday to chase away activists of Trinamool Congress-led

Krishi Jami Raksha

Committee (Save Farmland Committee) who entered the fenced off area at the Tata Motors small car project site and uprooted 14 fencing posts.

Around 100 people of the Committee entered the fenced off area at Bajemelia in Singur bloc early this morning to uproot the posts. Policemen immediately launched into action firing tear gas shells to drive away the disruptors.

No arrest has been made in this connection; Sub- Divisional Police Officer Kalyan Mukherjee said adding police fired 14 tear gas shells.

A huge police force has been deployed at Chanditola, roughly 10 km from Singur, in view of Wednesday's scheduled march to Singur by the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind opposing land take-over for setting up industry.