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Days after the #CoromandelExpress tragedy, I called a friend who’s a powerloom worker from #Odisha in #Surat. He shared a passenger-list, with phone numbers. Relatives of missing folk were using it to find loved ones. I began to call random non-AC passengers. A thread 1/n
Dozens of men in their 20s and 30s from #WestBengal on the #CoromandelExpress were to take connecting trains to #Kerala, to go to work 2000-odd km from home. Most were school dropouts, construction workers, masons, painters, unskilled labourers, driven to migrate for livelihoods
Daily wages in #Kerala are considerably higher, almost Rs 800; accommodation clean; some contractors employed Bengali cooks and helpers for the workers. They could earn Rs 20,000-Rs 25,000 a month, it was a decent income, they could build assets at home.
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#CalcuttaHighCourt today will take up two #Contempt applications filed by Leader of Opposition in WB Suvendu Adhikari (@SuvenduWB) and Congress’ Adhir Ranjan Chaudhury (@adhirrcinc) against the #WestBengal government and State Election…… Image
In an order dated 15th June 2023, a Division Bench comprising of Chief Justice Sivagnaman and Justice Uday Kumar of the Calcutta HC had directed the State election commission to requisition central reserve forces for the #PanchayatElections within 48 hours.

While the State and SEC had preferred appeals before the #SupremeCourt, regarding the deployment of central forces, the Supreme Court affirmed the order of the Calcutta High Court and dismissed their appeal on the 20th of June 2023.

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June 2023 update of all the upcoming expressways in India:

1. 🛣 Delhi-Katra Expressway (NHAI) -
650 km - 4 Lane - Under construction.

2. 🛣 Amritsar-Jamnagar Expressway (NHAI) - 1256 km - 4/6 Lane - Under construction.

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3. 🛣 Ahmedabad-Dholera Expressway (NHAI) - 109 km - 4 Lane - Under construction.

4. 🛣 Ahmedabad-Tharad Expressway (NHAI) - 214 km - 6 Lane - Land acquisition underway.

5. 🛣 Ganga Expressway (Meerut-Prayagraj) (UPEIDA) - 594 km - 6 Lane - Under construction.

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6. 🛣️ Gorakhpur Link Expressway (UPEIDA) - 91 km - 4 Lane - Under construction.

7. 🛣️ Bangalore-Chennai Expressway (NHAI) - 261 km - 4 Lane - Under construction.

8. 🛣️ Chittoor-Thatchur Expressway (NHAI) - 116 km - 6 Lane - Under construction.

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1/Such a dreadful report about Bengal from America which has created panic all over the world.
Once considered a symbol of Indian culture, what has happened in Bengal today is not hidden from anyone.
2/The communal riots against the #Hindus have started happening for quite some time and now the situation has been that the banning of celebrating the festival has started.
But the famous American journalist #JanetLevy has now written the article on #WBengal
3/ Janet Levy claims Bengal will soon become a separate #Islamic country & her latest article that civil war is going to start soon in #Bengal after #Kashmir.
In which mass Hindus will be massacred and demanded a separate country called #Mughalistan i.e. another partition.
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India is a veritable #TowerofBabel, with more than two dozen official languages and hundreds of dialects.

This has caused lots of tension because everyone wants to preserve their culture. There's also the feeling that there should be some link language to connect the whole.
For a long time, #English was the link language, but self-styled nationalists, especially from the ruling #BJP, felt this was a betrayal of "Indian" values.

So they kept pushing for the use of #Hindi as the #NationalLanguage.

But Hindi is not even spoken by a majority (>50%) of Indians. It is merely spoken by the most Indians.

So people of other ethnicities worry that under Hindi domination, their languages would disappear.

A three-language formula was suggested as far back as the 1960s.

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Huge blast in #Egra #WestBengal in TMC leader Bhanu Bag's house which has killed 21 people till now
Bomb making activities was allegedly done there under cover of a firecracker factory. (1/n)
@rupen_chowdhury @sahelitweets @DetheEsha @devyanidilli @SaffronSunanda @raniroyrocky…
Local people alleged that the shockwave of blast could be felt from kilometers. Still body fragments are found scattered throughout the site.
Such blasts have occured before in places like Khagragarh, all are linked to TMC party supporting jih@di terrorists with same cover (2/5) Image
With panchayat elections coming near this is just preparation by TMC
Large number of Rohingyas have been transported & settled in Odissa & Jharkhand strategically through same district.
The leftover bombs would have been trafficked where needed. (3/5)
@jyotsnadevi33 @juhii1__
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#WATCH | Explosion in an illegal firecracker factory in Egra of East Midnapore has claimed seven lives

Illegal firecrackers were manufactured in the factory. Earlier, police had raided, seized & filed a case against the factory. Last week we raided this factory, but nothing was found. 9 bodies were recovered & the search operation is on: Amarnath K, SP, Purba Medinipur Image
West Bengal | Explosion in an illegal firecracker factory in Egra of East Midnapore yesterday claimed nine lives

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The #WestBengal post-poll violence had 15000 heinous crimes with 7000 women molested.
The victims of such crimes are still denied justice by both State and Central Government as follows: (1/9)

@raniroyrocky @iHardikB @rupen_chowdhury @Themis_100 @DetheEsha @AmitLeliSlayer Image
As a result of post-poll violence more than 100000 people were forced to leave the state

Out of so many victims only 541 complaints were filed with National Human Rights Commission and 0 with the state commission

The CBI is currently investigating only 58 cases (2/9) @juhii1__ ImageReport from THEHINDU
So great was the fear and pressure of state government that Justice Indira Banerjee excused herself from hearing a PIL of victims.

Both the Central and the State government lawyers did not appear in one of the crucial trial dates of July 30, 2021. (3/9) @manojananda @PALADMI ImageImageImage
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The #Kaliaganj r@pe-murder case of a minor clearly shows the extreme political bias , muslimappeasement and Hinduphobia of #WestBengal police and governing TMC party. Some updates: (1/7)
@SaffronSunanda @Themis_100
@raniroyrocky @DetheEsha
@iHardikB @juhii1__ ImageImage
1) SP Sana Akhtar said that according to the post mortem report the victim died due to some poisoning and there was no sexual injury
This extremely unlikely explanation was rejected by the victim's family who refused to cremate her. She remains buried until justice is done. (2/7) ImageImage
2) The victim's family have moved to the High Court demanding a CBI enquiry. The police had not provided them with FIR copy and the post mortem and inquest report even after a week
The police was accused of trying to pass it off as a suicide by poisoning case. @_Agnijwala_ (3/7) ImageImage
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#WestBengal police laathi charges and uses tear gas on Hindu protestors and the family of a minor girl who was g@ng raped and murdered in #Kaliyaganj .All accused are muslims

@AmitLeliSlayer @DetheEsha @rupen_chowdhury @raniroyrocky @devyanidilli @BesuraTaansane @SaffronSunanda… Image
The class 10 student girl who went for tuitions and was missing since April 20 th evening

She was found dead floating in the canal waters on 21st April morning

Javed Akhtar and his friends are accused of the heinous crime
@RajsBJP @Sweet_Honeygal @Mishtiiiirious @juhii1__ Image
The local Hindus blocked the roads and staged a protest demanding justice .
The police fired tear gas shells and lathicharged at the protestors to recover the victim's body from them to ensure an early post mortem.
@JoyantaKarmoker @sahelitweets @_Agnijwala_ @PoornimaNimo Image
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Breaking news #WestBengal

Allegedly a person named Javed and his friends have gang-raped and murdered of a minor hindi girl in Ganguly Bagan, Kaliyaganj.

Local Hindu Community is protesting for harsh punishment for culprits

Sadly, this is not the first such incident in WB Image
Unfortunately, the state where we have the third-longest woman chief Minister woman has witnessed a number of high-profile cases of violence against women in recent years.

In 2016, a college student was gang-raped and murdered in Kamduni, near Kolkata.
In 2019, a 3-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Purba Bardhaman.
In 2018, a 16-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Jalpaiguri.
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Sad news coming in from #Kaliyaganj of North Dinajpur district of #WestBengal
A Hindu girl allegedly gangraped and murdered by Javed Akhtar and his friends. Then the body was dumped in a pond. Local Hindus got angry and doing agitation right now. Details coming soon. Image
Today morning, her body was recovered from the pond. She was student of class -X, resident of Gangua village.
Police arrested Javed Akhtar in this incident.
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🔴On March 31, Madrasa Azizia was set on fire by Hindutva mob during #RamNavami celebrations in #Biharsharif, Naland. Mohammad Shahabuddin, the caretaker of the institution said that The madrasa contained more than 4,500 books which were destroyed in the fire.
“The armed men were chanting ‘#JaiShreeRam,’” said Mohan Bahadur, a guard at the madrasa. He also said the mob attacked him, but he managed to flee. The 110-year-old library was vandalized by armed mob of around 1,000 people. #rssterror #RamNavamiViolence #ModiGovt #Hindutva
The saffron mob threw petrol bombs into the mosque and the library. #MadrasaAzizia was established by Bibi Sogra in memory of her husband, Abdul Aziz, and she is recognized as one of the most respected philanthropists in the history of #BiharViolence and vandalism have marred..
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15 Divya darshans of Maa Adishakti

1. Maa Kanaka Durga Mandir
Vijayawada AndhraPradesh

2. Maa Chamunda devi mandir
Chotila , Surendranagar dist, #Gujarat
3. Maa Chintpurni Mandir
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20 divine dhams of Mahaprabhu Shri Jagannath ji

1. Shri Jagannath Mandir, Puri, Odisha

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2. Shri Jagannath Mandir
Mhow, #MadhyaPradesh Image
3. Shri Jagannath Temple Hyderabad #Telangana Image
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10 Divine maa Kali dhams in West Bengal

1. Maa Kalighat Kali Mandir, Kolkata

2. Maa shri Dakhineswar Kali Mandir, #Kolkata
3. Maa Tarapith Kali Mandir, Birbhum
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#Thread| Health officials across India are concerned as the nation seems to be at the crossroads of another imminent health threat, especially #WestBengal which has been reporting deaths in recent months due to respiratory infections!

1/n As per reports, several deaths of children from Adenovirus h
According to reports, several deaths of children from #Adenovirus has also been reported in West Bengal among the emergence of cases in #Karnataka and #Maharashtra as well.

2/n Mothers with their children wait outside the emergency ward
However, doctors are also reporting an increase in patients with acute respiratory symptoms of another viral infection. According to ICMR, it is caused due to influenza A subtype H3N2.

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12 divine dhams of Maa Adishakti

1. Maa Gadhkalika Mandir
Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

2. Maa Kalighat Kali Mandir,
Kolkata, #WestBengal
3. Maa Kamakhya Mandir
Guwahati #Assam
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India 🇮🇳: Arif Shah attacked his classmate Lakshmi De with 'Acid' on 21 February in West Bengal

Lakshmi was studying at her home, Arif called her outside, on the pretext of giving a Gift & poured Acid on her hands, her right hand has burnt ! + #WestBengal… Representational image.
The incident took place in Birbhum's Nalhati police station area,WB

Reportedly Arif attacked her to prevent her from success in merit list of Secondary school exam

After being discharged from the hospital y'day, She is giving her secondary school exam with the help of a writer+
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25. Divya Darshan of Shaktipeeths of maa Adishakti (Out of 51)

1. Shree Harsiddhi Maa Shaktipith Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

2. Maa Kalighat Kali Mandir,
Kolkata, #WestBengal
3. Maa Kamakhya Mandir
Guwahati #Assam
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"The day I got my postgraduate degree, I didn’t waste a minute– I rushed back to my village, Ausgrum in Bengal, to become a teacher.

#Inspiration #Teacher #Education #PadmaShri #SeniorCitizens #HeroesOfHumanity #WestBengal
Yes, I had higher salary offers from schools in bigger towns, but for me, the 169 Rs I was offered at my school village meant everything.

I was hungry for teaching the students from my town who needed a good teacher the most.
I taught at my school for 39 years and only retired because I’d hit my ‘retirement age’– 60; what a ridiculous concept!

Afterwards, I expected to spend years drinking sugary tea and wasting my time on the charpoy!
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From #Jalpaiguri district of #WestBengal
She is Moumita Chakraborty. She refused to remove conch shell and red coral bangles(শাঁখা ও পলা) and didn't appear in yesterday's PRIMARY TET Exam. She felt insulted when said to remove the signs of married Hindu women..+
As per Admit Card, she went to Satish Chandra Lahiri High School. There she and others were told to remove auspicious conch shell and red coral bangles. Others abide by, but she refused. According to Hindu Bengali custom, a married woman removes conch shell and red coral bangles+
When her husband dies. She said that she was shocked to see the notification by primary education board. So she returned home without sitting for Exam and she is proud of that.
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12. Majestic international airports
In India

1. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport- Mumbai
2. Indira Gandhi International Airport - #NewDelhi
3. Kempegowda International Airport - Bangaluru #Karnataka
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15 Divine dhams of Maa Adishakti

1. Mata Vaishno Devi Mandir
Katra, Jammu and Kashmir

#Thread 👇
2. Devi Kalighat Kali Mandir
Kolkata, #WestBengal
3. Maa Chamunda devi mandir
Chotila , Surendranagar dist, #Gujarat
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