February 10th, 2012
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Hartal at Thrissur

Kerala harthalPuthukkade: BJP and Toll Virudha Samyuktha Samara Samithi has organized a 12-hour hartal at Thrissur today, in protest against the commencement of toll collection on Mannuthy- Edapally national highway.The strike shall continue till 6 pm. Ignoring the court order Guruvayoor Infrastructure limited , a private company began toll collection at Mannuthy- Edapally National Highway 47, yesterday.

Toll Virudha Samyuktha Samara Samithi protestor who went to enquire about this breach of law were assaulted and lathi charged by the police at the Paliyekkara toll booth. The Samara Samithi workers have organized this strike in protests against the breach of law and lathi charge initiated by the police. BJP District Samithi, CPI(ML) District Samithi, CPI Puthukkade committee have expressed their solidarity with the protest. More than 25 organizations are part of the Samara Samithi.



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