Mamata assures to rehabilitate IT professionals losing jobs in USA
Kolkata, July 21 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced from party's martyr day observation stage to open a special cell for those IT (Information Technology) professionals, who are losing their jobs in America after the US have introduced a new bill.
"We will open a special cell soon for IT professionals from Bengal in America. After a new IT bill passed in the US, many IT professionals would lose their jobs in America. We will arrange jobs for them," Banerjee said.
Recently the US introduced a bill to prevent IT professionals, working in the USA with H-1B and L1 work visas.
Mamata Banerjee said this while delivering her speech on the stage of martyr day celebration in Kolkata's downtown Esplanade area.
On July 21 in 1993, as many as 13 activists of Youth Congress were shot dead in Kolkata's Esplanade area during a clash with police. Since the formation of TMC, the party has been commemorating the day as martyr day every year.
(Reporting by Deepayan Sinha)
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