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CPM rally attacked in Belonia

Agartala, Oct 27, 2018:  Tension gripped  Belonia in South Tripura, after alleged attack on rally backed by CPM in Belonia. The rally was organized demanding resignation of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitaraman and probe by Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) into the alleged scam in Rafale deal.

CPM spokesperson said when the rally began at 11 am, some unidentified youth started hurling bricks aiming at protestors amidst tight security coverage but there was no disruption in the rally. In the attack CPI(M) South Tripura district secretary Tapas Dutta, former MLA Basudeb Majumder and Parikshit Murasingh were injured in the attack.

When contacted, police admitted hurling of bricks on the rally but said the rally ended where it was supposed to be. And, no one was injured in the attack but tension prevails.