Campaign to rename Sealdah station after Syama Prasad

Tuesday 13th August 2019 16:47 EDT

A mass signature campaign, aiming to collect 1,00,000 signtures, is initiated by the members of Hindu Sanhati demanding the Sealdah station be renamed after Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee. The organisation's workers started their campaign the Sealdah station premises and also fanned out to nearby railway stations. The campaign would continue till August 14, said the organisation's leader Debtanu Bhattacharya. According to him, millions of people who were forced to come as refugees to West Bengal from Pakistan after the 1947 partition of India found strong backing from Mookerjee, who worked untiringly for rehabilitating the refugees.

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