Written by Monideepa Banerjie
, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian
| Thursday April 30, 2015, Kolkata
Transport unions and workers went on a strike across the country on Thursday, but in West Bengal, this took a back seat. The CPM and the BJP separately organised a bandh against what they claimed was violence by Trinamool cadre during the recent civic polls. The bandh turned into a direct face-off between the ruling Trinamool on the one hand and the CPM and BJP on the other, with the opposition vying to make an impact and the government attempting to blunt it.