26 - 09 - 2017

Political violence in Nalchar, OC and several injured

MELAGHAR, Sept 14.2017 (TVN): Political clash broke out between CPI (M) and BJP in Nalchar on Wedenesday.Party office of BJP was ransacked and four workers were injured. The OC of Melaghar police station Manindra Debnath was physically abused by BJP supporters when he tried to bring the situation under control. The OC was admitted in Melaghar hospital.  

After the incident BJP workers blocked Agartala – Sonamura road protesting  the attack of CPI(M). Due to the blockade hundreds of vehicles could stranded on both sides of the road causing suffering to passengers.  The roadblocade was lifted after three hours after senior police officer talked with BJP state president Biplab Deb.

In Sonmura college council election two students from Nalchar won.To celebrate the victory SFI  organized a march in Nalchar area. When the victory procession was crossing BJP party office in Nalchar, it is reportedly  SFI attacked the party office vandalized it and beat BJP supporters.

Allegation and counter allegation is given for the violence. BJP claim some of their supporters was sitting in the party office but without any reason SFI supporters entered and started beating the supporters and broke chair and tables.

However CPI(M) said as they were going  by BJP party office some supporters threw brick bats at the victory procession of SFI. This led to violence between  both political parties.