A directionless protest that odiously combined the Nandigram atrocities with a section`s anger against granting of Indian visa to Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen turned Kolkata into a scene of flaming vehicles and scampering school children on Wednesday, November 21, forcing deployment of Army in the city after nearly 15 years. Night curfew has been clamped in parts of Kolkata.
Image: A policeman attempts to appeal to a stone-throwing mob in Kolkata on Wednesday, November 21, 2007. Soldiers were deployed in the state to quell riots that erupted in the city to protest alleged government brutality.
Text: Sify Correspondent