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Singur: Police fire teargas to disperse protestors

February 07, 2007 09:36 IST

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Police on Wednesday fired teargas shells 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 on Wednesday morning to uproot the posts.

Policemen immediately launched into action firing teargas 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 teargas 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 the land takeover for setting up industry.

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