A protest called by the Left Front turned violent in Kolkata on Monday leading to clashes that left many injured.
At 1:45 pm on Monday, Kolkata erupted at five different places. Even outside Mamata Banerjee's office Nabanna, police and Left protesters clashed. The air was thick with teargas as police charged with batons. Protesters threw stones and fashioned battering rams out of logs to try and bring down police barricades.