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Statewide Post-Poll violence : CPI-M State Secretary, AMC Dy Mayor’s houses attacked, More than 100 Congress, CPI-M supporters hospitalized
TIWN May 24, 2019
Statewide Post-Poll violence : CPI-M State Secretary, AMC Dy Mayor’s houses attacked, More than 100 Congress, CPI-M supporters hospitalized
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AGARTALA / NEW DELHI, May 24 (TIWN): CPI-M State Secretary Gautam Das’s house was attacked in midnight on yesterday, whereas across the state hundreds of families are under severe attacks since Lok Sabha Election result was declared. Congress leader Subal Bhowmik has met Congress’s injured leader of Bishalgarh in TMC-hospital. One CPI-M supporter Manik Ghosh, who described how the horrifying attack on him took place said, BJP supporters came to his shop and asked 20,000 rupees from him but when the poor businessman said, he doesn’t have that amount, the BJP supporters vandalized his shop and said all items of his shop will be sold right now. Atlast he said, he will given them Rs. 2000 and asked them to collect from his home but at night a huge group of BJP supporters rushed to his home and beaten him and his wife Mani Ghosh.

There are more incidents as AMC Deputy Mayor Samar Chakraborty’s home was attacked on yesterday night.

3 shops were burnt at Madhuban Kathaltali market.

Teliamura CPI-M leader Prasanta Debnath’s car and bike both were burnt and his house was attacked.

More than 100 people were admitted in hospital till now.

Footage of violence, property losses going viral, generated massive panic and resentment among the people. The beginning of violence started from the counting zones where in front of police and security force at Umakanta Academy, CPI-M Counting agent was beaten by around 30 to 40 BJP men. 

In capital city’s Ramnagar area, at Avik Sengupta’s home gate lights were broken by stick and also a mini bomb exploded inside the corridor at midnight 1:30 am. The family immediately called police and seeing police the miscreants rushed out from their house, ran away before Police Came. Police promised to guard the house from the street tonight.

There are various viral footage of similar incidents. Lined by Gandhi School, an age-old sweet shop was broken just because the miscreants were trying to enjoy the election victory.

Dipak Deb’s home at Khayerpur was brutally attacked, family members injured.

In Birchandramanu opposition activists were injured brutally.

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