State govt blames postal department; Opp tags it as scam.
The Science and Technology department of the state government has started the process to approach its central counterpart for GI authentication of Rasogolla so that it is identified with Bengal.
Chowdhury was booked under non-bailable sections (307, 333) and other bailable charges of allegedly vandalising govt property, damaging public transport and beating up police personnel.
The project is directed to prevent child marriages in which Bengal is among the top states in India.
The decision to hold an all-party meeting came after the Opposition parties criticised the relief work of the state government and demanded a meeting to discuss the situation.
The chief minister earlier held a meeting with Chief Secretary, DGP, IG Law and Order, IG Police and Disaster Management Secretary.
So far 1.8 lakh houses have been damaged and crop was lost in over 2.10 lakh hectares due to the floods.
Water had to be released from several reservoirs like Kangsabati, Tilpara,Maithon, Panchet and Massenjore to avert overflowing.
In view of the situation, a flood and cyclone control room has been set up. During the day, the task force members held video conference with many districts affected by the floods, cyclone and incessant rains.
Komen, which lies centred at about 95 km south southwest of Chittagong in Bangladesh and about 300 km east southeast of Kolkata, would move northwards and cross Bangladesh coast by this afternoon
TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay took a dig at CPM and said the turnout is a ‘fitting reply’ to their Monday’s rally.
State BJP president Rahul Sinha alleged that the police were trying to shield the offenders.
Heads of different transport associations admitted that there were fewer modes of transport available on Tuesday.
Veteran Marxist and former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee is likely to be rejoin CPI(M) shortly.
Police are also looking into the possibility if anyone sneaked inside the church during the day and tried to carry out the robbery at night.