BJP calls statewide bandh to protest against killing of two students in Islampur
The Bharatiya Janata Party called a statewide shutdown in West Bengal to protest against the killing of two students in Islampur clash. Sporadic incidents of violence have been reported across the state. The police are out in full force in capital Kolkata and other sensitive districts. Protesters have attacked private buses in Howrah and clashes between the Trinamool and BJP supporters have been reported in Barasat. In Cooch Behar and Midnapore, state government buses have been vandalised. Protesters blocked train tracks on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line.