Addressing the Martyrs’ Day rally in Kolkata, the TMC chief said that the focus will be on strengthening the party’s booth-level committees as she directed her party leaders to reach out to people “who have turned their face from them”.
TMC Martyrs' Day Rally in Kolkata Today HIGHLIGHTS: The rally is Mamata Banerjee's flagship political event where she addresses in the heart of Kolkata to commemorate the police firing in the state capital on July 21, 1993.
To accommodate these workers, the party has set up four major camps across the city — Gitanjali Stadium in south Kolkata, Central Park in Salt Lake, Uttirna in Alipore and Khudiram Anushilan Kendra in central Kolkata.
The Martyrs’ Day is a mass rally that Banerjee addresses in the heart of Kolkata to commemorate the police firing in the state capital during the Left Front regime on July 21, 1993, in which 13 Youth Congress workers were killed.
The rally which is carried out by TMC every year will, however, be different this time. The reason: this year's Martyrs' Day rally is being held in the backdrop of the Lok Sabha polls, where the Trinamool lost considerable ground to the BJP.
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