Saturday, August 28, 2010

Anti-inflation protests: Students hurl eggs at Montek Ahluwalia - Kolkata

Left-leaning students of Presidency College today hurled eggs and tomatoes at Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia to protest price rise, but missed their target as he was leaving a seminar.

Eyewitnesses said that student demonstrators belonging to the Students Federation of India, affiliated to the CPI-M, threw eggs and tomatoes and waved black flags at Ahluwalia as he was leaving a UGC-sponsored national seminar on economics in the Presidency College.