Mamata Banerjee "Committed To Farmers", Recalls "Historic Day" For Singur

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, on this day in 2016, had handed over land documents to 9,117 farmers and cheques to 806 people.

Mamata Banerjee 'Committed To Farmers', Recalls 'Historic Day' For Singur

Mamata Banerjee had steered the massive agitation against land acquired for the Tata factory in Singur

Kolkata:

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that her government is committed to the welfare of farmer and also to promote industry in the state.

Ms Banerjee remembered the day, three years ago when she handed over parchas (documents) to the farmers of Singur for their land which was allegedly forcibly acquired by the then Left Front government for the Tata factory and described it as a "historic day".

"Today marks the third anniversary of the historic day when our Govt of #Bangla handed over to farmers the parchas of land forcibly acquired in Singur," Ms Banerjee wrote on her Twitter handle this morning.

"We reiterate our commitment to the welfare of farmers, alongside promoting industry. My humble pronam to Maa, Mati, Manush," she added.

The Trinamool Congress chief, on this day in 2016, had handed over land documents to 9,117 farmers and cheques to 806 people.

Ms Banerjee had steered the massive agitation against the land acquisition for the Tata factory to be setup in Singur in 2006.
 

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