CALCUTTA, June 23. - If the Left Front loses Salt Lake, it could blame it on bad roads, slush and filth. Also, on water shortages, poor street lighting and proposal to hike house tax.
For the Opposition, the rise in municipal tax is a trump card that couldn't have been more timely. The Central Valuation Board conceded to the municipality's proposal for a stiff hike in residential tax.
A PIL filed by the Trinamul Congress protesting against the increase has struck a chord with voters.
Garbage is spilling over the vats in some blocks of sectors 1 and 2, thanks to the standing feud between contractors and labourers. Mr Ranjan Bhattacharya, a resident …