Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee

Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee ('Committee against Land Evictions') is an organisation in West Bengal, India, formed to oppose the set-up of a SEZ in Nandigram. BUPC was set up on January 5, 2007, through the merger of three existing anti-SEZ initiatives; Krishak Uchchhed Birodhi O Jonoswartho Roksha Committee (Committee Against Eviction of Peasants and to Save People's Interest', was formed in August 2006 by Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI) and Indian National Congress), Krisi Jami Raksha Committee ('Committee to Save Farmland', founded by Trinamool Congress) and Gana Unnoyon O Jana Odhikar Sangram Samity ('Association for the Struggle of MassDevelopment and People's Right', founded by Jamaat-e-Ulema-e-Hind and PCC, CPI(ML)). [ [http://sanhati.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/full_report.pdf Microsoft Word - full report_wtfig ] ] [ [http://www.rediff.com/news/2008/jan/06nandi.htm Nandigram: Scare still looms large ] ] Sisir Adhikary, a Trinamool Congress MLA, is the convenor of BUPC [ [http://news.oneindia.in/2007/11/07/peace-returns-to-nandigram-khejuri-after-war-like-situation-1194444560.html Peace returns to Nandigram, Khejuri after war-like situation ] ] . The Joint Secretary of the organization is Nanda Patra, a Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI) leader [ [http://www.thestatesman.net/page.arcview.php?clid=23&id=222766&usrsess=1 The Statesman ] ] .

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