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Leftists held condemnation rally on revolutionary Poet Sukanta Bhattacharya’s statue demolition
TIWN May 8, 2019
Leftists held condemnation rally on revolutionary Poet Sukanta Bhattacharya’s statue demolition
PHOTO : Protest rally organized against Poet Sukanta Bhattacharya's statue demolition. TIWN Pic May 8

AGARTALA / NEW DELHI, May 8 (TIWN): With deep condemnation public along with communist supporters and educational forums, Marxist leaders held a massive protest rally here in Agartala voicing against Poet Sukanta Bhattacharjee’s statue demolition at Bishalgarh, Sepahijala District.

A huge number of public gathering was observed in the rally which also staged a demonstration 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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