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Poet Sukanta Bhattacharya’s status demolition : Massive Protest today
TIWN May 8, 2019
Poet Sukanta Bhattacharya’s status demolition : Massive Protest today
PHOTO : Poet Sukanta Bhattachaya's statue destroyed. TIWN Pic May 3

NEW DELHI / AGARTALA, May 8 (TIWN): A protest rally to be organized in Agartala today as a part of reaction to the demolition of poet Sukanta Bhattacharya’s statue. The protest rally to be organized at 5.30 pm followed by a mass gathering before Sukanta Academy.

Bengali poet Sukanta Bhattacharya’s statue was broken at Bishalgarh on May 2nd night.

The incident took place at Bishalgrah block and allegations have raised against ruling BJP.

Earlier, BJP had destroyed many statues including former Deputy CM, King Bir Bikram Manikya and many more persons.

Resentments have brewed among the locals after the poet’s statue was broken by miscreants.Also question raised over the security, law and order of the state.Communist party also considers poet Sukanta as a great Communist leader.

Sukanta Bhattacharya was a Bengali poet and playwright. Along with Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam, he was one of the key figures of modern Bengali poetry, despite the fact that most of his works had been in publication posthumously. 

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