|অসীম (গিরি) বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়
সিঙ্গুর নন্দীগ্রাম আন্দোলনের তারকা গণসঙ্গীত শিল্পী
Ashim Giri seen here among the Front liner, leading personalities of 14th Nov 2007
Mahamichhil at Kolkata, (A procession of apolitical persons numbering between
95000 and 100000 by media estimates) protesting against the 2nd Nandigram
massacre, orchestrated as Operation Notun Surjodoy or New Shushine, by Mr
Biman Bose the ruling Left Front Chairman !
Ashim Giri, the Star Singer of Singur Nandigram Movement singing at a meeting on
28th March 2007 at Mayo Road, Kolkata.
This page was published on Oct 2011
|Ashim (Giri) Bandyopadhyay
The star Singer of Singur Nandigram Movement
Ashim Giri seen here at Nandigram Mancha or the Nandigram Dias at Metro
Chanel in Esplanade, Kolkata, after a protest march against the forceful house
arrest of Taslima Nasrin in New Dehli.
Ashim Giri Singing alongside Dola Sen at a meeting in 28th March 2007 at Mayo
Road, Kolkata. All the "who is who" of present ruling West Bengal political arena
can be seen on the dias including the leader Mamata Banerjee and Shovan
Chattopadhyay who went on to become the Chief Minister of West Bengal and
Mayor of Kolkata respectively. Also seen is Shovandeb Chattopadhyay and
Purnendu Basu among other top brasses of the movement. Dola Sen and
Purnendu Basu dessolved their ultra left Political party CPI(ML) Liberation, in to the
TMC and went on to become Leader of TMC labour union and Labour Minister
Ashim Giri singing alongside Dola Sen at a meeting in March 2007 at Mayo Road,
Kolkata. All the "who is who" of present ruling West Bengal political arena can be
seen on the dias including the present CM Mamata Banerjee and the present Mayor
of Kolkata Shovan Chattopadhyay. Film Star Chiranjeet can be seen sitting on the
right hand side of Mamata Banerjee. He had come to that meeting to show his
solidarity with the movement under Mamata Banerjee's leadership. He was elected
to the Bengal Legislative assembly on TMC ticket next election. Next to Chiranjeet is
Film star Tapas Paul who was already a member of TMC and had been MP.
(Click on the photos to view enlarged views)
Left - Ashim Giri, the Star Singer of Singur Nandigram Movement singing at a
meeting in Nandigram organised by Bhumi Uchchhed Pratirodh Committee
sometime in 2006. This was perhaps a trip with Medha Patekar, Santosh Rana and
Siddiqulla Chowdhury, much before Mamata Banerjee's huge meeting in Nandigram.
Right - Ashim Giri, the Star Singer of Singur Nandigram Movement, seen here
bleeding from his head and still singing in the above mentioned Program after a
Lathi Charge by Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhuttacharya's Police. Ashim had to be
brought to Kolkata for treatment.