Cinchona say still rankles

Statesman News Service KALIMPONG, April 20. — Strongly criticising the state government for its step-motherly attitude, the United Forum today blamed the state for the cash-trapped Cinchona industry. Condemning the Centre and the Left Front managed state; secretary of the Forum, Mr Pravin Gurung, said that the union, which had been trying hard to save …

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Civic SOS to people

http://www.telegraphonline.com Kalimpong, April 20: The Kalimpong civic body has appealed to residents to extend all possible help to ensure that development work in the municipal area continues. While inaugurating a public pay toilet at the motor stand here today, Kalimpong Municipality chairman C.K. Kumai said: “The civic board is going through a severe funds crunch …

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Unions protest private plan

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, April 19: The United Forum, an umbrella organisation of trade unions here, has threatened to start an agitation to protest against the chief minister’s suggestion that officials should start hunting for prospective investors for the cinchona plantation. Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, during his visit to Siliguri on Sunday, had stressed on the need to rope …

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