Tens of thousands of people marched through Kolkata streets on April 7, protesting against the Land ordinance promulgated by the Modi government, demanding remunerative prices for potato growers in the state as well as venting their anger against the attacks on Left Front cadres throughout the state on the eve of municipal elections. The rally covered a 5 km stretch from Mahajati Sadan to Rani Rasmoni Road. Led by Left Front leaders like Biman Basu, Manjukumar Majumder, the rally also condemned police barbarity on students on 2nd April. Apart from Left parties, trade unions and other mass organizations also joined the rally.