Gamahria : In support of JMM leader Sudhir Mahato ‘s wife Savita Mahato various organizations, many of Jharkhand panchayat representatives also supported the bandh called on Feb 5.
Peeved over the ‘insult’ meted out by the JMM to late Sudhir Mahto’s widow Sabita has left the Kurmi community fuming.
The tribal party took a U-turn to withdrawn the candidature of Sabita Mahto for Rajya Sabha.
“It is a matter of shame for us that Sabita has been insulted. We appeal to the Kurmi community in Jharkhand to come forward and make the bandh a success,” said a worker.
As mark of protest city-based Kurmi Sena has called a Jharkhand bandh on February 5 in protest against the denial of Rajya Sabha candidature to Sabita.