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CM Banerjee drives electric scooty to protest against rising fuel prices

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CM Banerjee drives electric scooty to protest against rising fuel prices

CM Banerjee drives electric scooty to protest against rising fuel prices

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held a protest in Nabanna against the rising fuel prices.

Mamata Banerjee drove an electric scooty from state secretariat to Kalighat.

This led to heavy traffic jam on the parallel road halting public movement.


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