Kolkata: Evicted slum dwellers threaten to exercise NOTA option

KolkataMore than 300 families, who were evicted from a slum in Kolkata’s eastern part to make way for an upcoming flyover, have threatened to use the ‘None of the Above’ or NOTA option in the Lok Sabha election if they are not rehabilitated by the state government.

Almost all of the 383 families, who lived in the slum at Topsia till November 2012, still possess voter identity cards with the same address – 31/1 Tiljala Road. The latest voter list also reflects their names. Continue Reading.