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CRESSIDA Story The Other Side

CRESSIDA Story: The Other Side WE place, on behalf of the present employees of CRESSIDA organised in a registered body, CRESSIDA Employees' Association (CEA), the following data before the signatories to letters in EPW, September 19 and September 5. However, Calcutta-based renowned intellectuals like Sarbasri Satyajit Ray, the late Chinmohan Sehanobis, Sombhu Mitra, Chintamoni Kar, Premendra Mitra, Sipra Sarkar, Amalendu Guha, Dhirendra Nath Gangopadhyay and others, appalled at the uncertain future and possible disaster facing the organisation, appealed, on the basis of their knowledge of facts, in March 1987, to the same ex-employees of CRESSIDA, to lift their sit-in- demonstration at the gate of one of the CRESSIDA offices, and to the. chief minister, West Bengal, to intervene to save this Calcutta-based organisation of 'national status', The agitating employees were only 28 out of 85 as on 31.12.1986. If one likes to call the overwhelming majority of the employed workers 'hand-picked', that is one's own choice.

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