People from all over walks of life
throng Dharmatala which is the venue for the Martyrs` Day...The
inclement weather since morning fails to demoralize their high
spirits...they all are waiting with bated breath to listen to their
11.15 AM : Patriotic songs are being performed and martyrs solemnly
11.40 AM : Trinamool General Secretary Mr. Mukul Roy and Trinamool
State President Mr. Subrata Bakshi addresses the gathering and
requests to observe one-minute-silence in memory of the martyrs`.
11.45 AM : Trinamool members takes pledge on this occasion and vouch
that they will protect the dignity and respect of the Maa, Mati,
12.00 PM : Trinamool Congress General Secretary welcomes the newly
candidates across Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and
12.18 PM : Trinamool Congress MP Mr. Saugata Roy addresses the
gathering and recalls his experiences of the black day. Mr. Roy was
among one of the leaders who accompanied Ms. Mamata Banerjee on July
12.35 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson and Chief Minister Ms.
Mamata Banerjee on her way and about to reach the Martyrs' Day venue
12.40 PM : Trinamool Congress MP Mr. Subhendu Adhikari addresses the
gathering with a short speech
12.43 PM :Trinamool Congress Chairperson and Chief Minister Ms.
Mamata Banerjee reaches Martyrs' Day venue at Dharmatala.
12.47 PM : State Panchayat Minister Mr. Subrata Mukherjee addresses
the gathering at Dharmatala.
12.50 PM : Noted intellectuals - Jogen Chowdhury and Subha Prasanna
addresses the gathering.
1.00 PM : Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Mr. Harka Bahadur
Chhetri speaking on this occasion expresses his tributes to
martyrs'. Mr. Chhetri reiterated that the the people of the Hills
will remain grateful to the Ms. Banerjee.
1.07 PM : Noted singer Nachiketa Chakraborty and theatre personality
Arpita Ghosh performs infront of the gathered millions.
1.13 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson and Chief Minister Ms.
Mamata Banerjee addresses the gathering and starts her historic
1.25 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson and Chief Minister Ms.
Mamata Banerjee says, "I recall that black day when our colleagues
were brutally killed by Police. I pay my respects to the departed
1.28 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson and Chief Minister Ms.
Mamata Banerjee says, "We are political people and people will only
love us if we work. CPI(M) did nothing but ruined the state. We will
bring development and you have seen that in this short span
Trinamool Congress has emerged as a strong party. We are committed
to Maa, Mati, Manush."
1.33 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson and Chief Minister Ms.
Mamata Banerjee says, "I congratulate the GTA for their victory and
I am hopeful that this will enable to bring peace and development in
the Hills. I withdraw our candidature since GTA already has won."
1.40 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson says, "Please remember that
the farmers are not required to pay any premium as the state
government is paying the premium for their insurance."
1.45 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson says, "We are building
three new university in the state. We have also increased the age
limit from 35 years to 40 years in case of employment."
1.48 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson says, "We have constituted
awards in the name of eminent personalities. Previously the CPI(M)
never thought of paying tributes to Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul
or Dwijendra Lal Roy, but we have made it a point to observe such
1.52 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson says, "Maa, Mati, Manush
government has taken major initiative to improve the health services
in the state. We have taken the initiative to construct 38-hospitals
in West Bengal."
2.00 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson says, "I request you all to
get prepared for the Panchayat Polls. We will have to win the
elections as only then we will be able to reply the CPI(M) against
2.04 PM : "We will have to take the pledge that we will build a new
Bengal and secure the future of our next generation. We owe this to
them and only then we will be in position to say that we have done
something for the people and Bengal", announces Ms. Mamata Banerjee.
2.08 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson says, "I reiterate that I
will create many work opportunities across the state and I am
committed. I will also like to reiterate to the UPA Government on
this occasion that we will not pay the interest and if required we
all will go to New Delhi and press our demand and explain our
demands to the Prime Minister. We are a big party and if we go in
large numbers then I am sure we will be able to explain our
2.12 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson says, "I reiterate that we
are committed for the development of the state. I have nothing in my
life to look back. I have committed my entire life to the interest
of Maa, Mati, Manush."
2.15 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson along with the members sang
"Dhono Dhanya Pushpo Bhora` as a respect to Dwijendra Lal Roy on his
150th birth anniversary year."
2.18 PM : Trinamool Congress Chairperson expressed her gratitude to
people for coming to the rally inspite of rains. She said that she
was over whelmed to see the love and admiration of the masses. The
Chairperson requested all to join in and sing the National Anthem.
2.25 PM : The Martyrs' Day programme came to an end with the unique
rendering of the slogan in a rhythm by the Trinamool Congress
Chairperson. Ms. Mamata Banerjee requests each and everybody watch
out and move out of the place carefully. She said, "Please go safely
and after reaching your homes don't forget to take a bath as rain
water is not good for health. However, Ms. Banerjee announced that
the Muslim brothers can offer 'Namaz' in the wake of Ramzan month at
the specially created places at Sealdah and Howrah stations.