School exam paper seeks answers on Mamata's Singur movement

Wednesday 12th December 2018 03:08 EST

KOLKATA: A state-aided school in Kolkata has set as many as five questions on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her land movement in Singur in the history question paper of Class 8. The total five questions carried a total of 14 marks in a paper of 70 marks. Opposition parties have reacted sharply to the inclusion of a chapter on the movement and the CM. Last year, the inclusion of Singur movement and Banerjee's role had prompted opposition leaders to pillory the ruling party alleging comparison with Adolf Hitler. The movement began in 2006 opposing the land acquisition policy of the Buddhadeb Bhattacharya government for the Nano factory of Tata Motors is one of the most defining moments of Banerjee's political career.

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