The Trinamool Congress, however, denied the allegation and accused the BJP workers of hurling bombs on TMC councillor Manoj Guha.
The State Election Commission, which is yet to decide on it, will take the call on February 10, sources said.
The annual fair, which will be held from January 29 to February 9, will host about 600 books stalls and 200 little magazine kiosks.
Taking a jibe at Ghosh, Trinamool Congress (TMC) secretary general Partha Chatterjee said he is like “our goddess Laxmi”. “The more he speaks, the better for us. He is making it easier for us to get people’s support,” said Chatterjee.
Earlier two persons — Achintya Bagdi and Saber Ali — had been arrested for their alleged involvement in the assault on the members of Left-leaning Students’ Federation of India (SFI) on January 15.
Under the guidance of Samrat Bose, director and mentor of the group, Theatre Traveller, the prisoners will spread the message of communal harmony through the eponymous drama, Lalon.
Around noon, the police stopped Ghosh, who tried to enter Nandigram through Chandipur, at Tengua More, following which there was a scuffle between BJP workers and security personnel. Police officials told PTI that they were provoked to baton-charge.
Bengali film actor Paran Bandyopadhyay said, “Today the country is in distress and people have started awakening. The people in power have got the people’s response and this protest will continue.”
The committee comprises former Calcutta High Court Chief Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya and Visva-Bharati executive council members Dulal Chandra Ghosh and Manju Mohan Mukherjee.
The state urban and municipal department had requested the election commission to keep the Ramzan month out of the poll schedule.
Thakur said, “I want to ask the chief minister (Mamata Banerjee) and other ministers - whether they can show a word in the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, which says citizenship will be taken away?”
The state Transport Department on Thursday announced that the RTOs across the state will hold special camps to conduct fitness testing of vehicles for Rs 1,500.
According to sources, the state government has already floated a tender for the new tallah bridge, but is waiting for the Railways to complete a level crossing underneath it.
During his address, the governor, who was the chief guest, turned to the vacant chair of the CU V-C at the convocation podium and said he has been informed that she has fallen ill.
On Tuesday, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh had said that the state had become a “hub of anti-nationals” and alleged the state government was sheilding the infiltrators for its “vote-bank” politics.
A district official of South 24 Parganas said, “This year, we were expecting 40 lakh pilgrims during Makar Sankranti. However, the number crossed the 40-lakh mark. Everything took place in a very peaceful manner.”
Meanwhile, the Governor once again lambasted the state university vice-chancellors for not not attending his meeting and forming a council without taking him into confidence.
The choice of the ground is significant as a part of it is called the National Congress Park, for the various meetings the Congress held here during the Independence struggle.
On Tuesday, a complaint was filed at Habra police station in North 24 Parganas district, which the police said was being treated as an FIR. The second complaint has been filed by a TMC leader in Ranaghat area of Nadia.
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh courted a fresh controversy Tuesday by saying that the state has become a hub of anti-nationals.