Mamata Slams Centre For Infiltration
West Bengal chief minister and Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee lashed on centre for infiltration through the porous barbed wire fencing along the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal and other parts. Speaking to part workers in Kalyani she alleged in connection with the Burdwan blast that many areas of the border is still unfenced through which miscreants have been sneaking into the Indian territory with ulterior motives. She said, patrolling the border and fecning it as well as the duty and responsibility of the centre, which is not doing it properly. She said: "The centre blame us for incident like Khagragarh blash but not doing its duty seriously. Responsibility of guarding the border and even around 5 km area beyond rests with the centre, not of the state police. If you keep the border unfenced, it is quite natural that the miscreants would try to sneak with subversive motive. But, is it our fault, why you did not put the fencing properly in all the stretches of the border?". The chief minister, nevertheless, asked partymen to be alert and inform police if they found any one with suspicious identity. "Please do inform the police immediately if you witnessed any such people", she said. Picture by PRANAB DEBNATH.
The Ever Green Iron Man: Manohar Aich
103 Year Old bodybuilder Manohar Aich inaugurated the Nadia district body building championship 2014 at Rittick Sadan in Kalyani on Sunday. The Mr. Universe of 1952 told the young body builders to be true and honest to their endeavor and to maintain a simple life. The 'three' times Asian Games gold medalist, Manohar Aich was once honored to be nick named as 'pocker hercules'. Now even after crossing the centenary age, the iron man, as he known in the country, appeared to be ever green in mind. He talked to the young body builders, inspired them, watched their show given them tips and answered their queries at the programme. Text and Photograph by TAPAN DAS