Kolkata, Mar 23 (PTI) Following are the top stories of the Eastern Region at 9 pm.

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CAL 26 WB-POLL-LD MAMATA BJP govt closing down central concerns; PM's 'factory of lies' alone will remain: Mamata Para/Kashipur/Raghunathpur: Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday alleged that the Centre is selling off government concerns and only Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'factory of lies' will remain.

CAL 27 BH-POLICE BILL-LD TURMOIL Bihar police bill evokes strong protest; unprecedented chaos in assembly and on the streets Patna: Virulent opposition to a bill introduced in the Bihar assembly by the Nitish Kumar government, with a view to giving more teeth to the police force, on Tuesday led to unprecedented turmoil in the House where police was called in to physically evict legislators who had laid siege to the Speakers chamber.

CAL 29 WB-NADDA-ROADSHOW BJP represents true Bengali culture, Mamata anarchy: Nadda Kolkata: BJP national president J P Nadda on Tuesday asserted that the people of Bengal have decided to vote for his party, which is all 'set to put an end to the TMC's politics of extortion'.

CAL 30 POL-ASHOK LAHIRI-INTERVIEW Economist Ashok Lahiri wants to reconnect with his roots in battle for Bengal Kolkata: Well-known economist Ashok Lahiri, who has been fielded by the BJP as its candidate for the Balurghat assembly constituency in North Bengal's Dakshin Dinajpur district, wants to reconnect with his roots by plunging into electoral politics.

CAL 31 WB-POLL-LD SHAH Bhatija and Co swindled Amphan relief fund in Bengal : Shah Gosaba: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday alleged that 'Bhatija (nephew) and company' had swindled central funds sent for Amphan relief and said that probe will be ordered into it and culprits will be booked after BJP comes to power in West Bengal.

CAL 32 AS-POLL-LD RAJNATH BJP govt will not allow Bangladeshi infiltrators to enter Assam after returning to power: Rajnath Lumding/Hojai: Appealing not to do politics over illegal immigration, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the BJP government, if voted to power, will not allow Bangladeshi infiltrators to enter Assam at any cost.

CAL 33 AS-POLL-LD ADITYANATH Congress pursuing same 'divisive politics' that led to Partition: Adityanath Udarbond/ Silchar/ Borkhola: Senior BJP leader Yogi Adityanath Tuesday accused the oppositon Congress of indulging in 'divisive politics' that led to the Partition of the country in 1947 and 'having the same mindset' now as evident from its alliance with the AIUDF to fight the coming state polls in Assam.

CES 10 AS-AKHIL-LD LETTER Akhil alleges torture in custody, claims NIA offered bail if he joined RSS, BJP Guwahati: Anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi in a letter from jail on Tuesday alleged physical and mental torture in custody and claimed that he was offered instant bail by NIA interrogators if he joined either the RSS or BJP.

CES 13 OD-ASSEMBLY-RESERVATION Odisha Assembly passes resolution for 15pc reservation in state-run engineering, medical colleges Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution making provision of 15 per cent reservation for government school students in state-run engineering and medical colleges. PTI RG RG