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CPI-M alleges 'massive violence' on Thursday centering 'Jail Bharo Andolon', 14 seriously injured
TIWN Aug 10, 2018
CPI-M alleges 'massive violence' on Thursday centering 'Jail Bharo Andolon', 14 seriously injured
PHOTO : CPI-M held Jail-Bharo-Movement on Thursday. TIWN Pic Aug 9

AGARTALA, Aug 10 (TIWN): Opposition CPI-M has alleged massive violence centering 'Jail Bharo Andolon' held on Thursday, which was a part of nation-wide protest of the party. Total 14 persons have been injured during the protests,, whereas around 20 sustained minor injuries alleged CPI-M. CPI-M State Secretary Bijan Dhar said that since Wednesday especially in Gandacherra strait warnings were given for not to conduct any protest at there. Such threats came across the state. The State Secretary also alleged CPI-M activists at Kanchanpur were attacked, stone pelted when police arrested them after protest. In Amarpur subdivision’s Taidu, the protest was stopped saying no protest can be done at there, alleged Bijan Dhar."In Udaipur on yesterday night various attacks have been reported. At Dharmanagar also same condition is going on and people today at there were stopped to come in Agartala to join the protest", said State Secretary of CPI-M.On the other side, CPI-M’s farmer unit and Trade Union leaders have condemned the attacks held upon opposition CPI-M in various parts of the state during ‘Jail-Bharo-Andolon’ of Thursday.

CPI-M leader, Khet-Mazdoor President of Tripura Unit, Narayan Kar has slammed the ruling BJP for increasing attacks upon the CPI-M activists which had increased recently centering the ‘Jail-Bharo-Andolon’.

Narayan Kar said that since few days CPI-M activists were attacked, threatened not to attend in Jail-Bharo-Andolon, which was however a nationwide protest.

“Since 3 days South Tripura, Gomati District, a part of West District, Khowai District mostly were attacked. BJP’s bike-group comprising of 40-50 people have threatened people and today during Jail Bharo movement, massive attacks were done”, Kar said.

However, across the country public have given huge responses to the ‘Jail-Bharo’ movement, whereas police have controlled the law and order tightly in Tripura, even though CPI-M is doubtful what kind of chemical was used in the tear gas at Agartala by police. 

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