Tata Motors plant in Singur, West Bengal was supposed to “revolutionise the automobile industry in India” and “mark a watershed in the global automobile industry.” So said Ravi Kant, Managing Director of Tata Motors. The protest over land acquisition for the planned factory brought down 34-year old Left Front regime and propelled Mamta Banerjee to the post of the Chief Minister. Six years later, away from the headlines what has happened in Singur? First on the three-part series on Singur.
By Zaidul Haque, TwoCircles.net
Part 1: Six years later
Part 2: Case of Jama Masjid land