12 - 04 - 2021

Jharna Das Baidya writes to Rajya Sabha chairman and vice president Venkaiah Naidu against attack on her office

Agartala, Jan 19,2021: The lone member of parliament ( Rajya Sabha) from Tripura, Jharna Das Baidya has addressed a letter to the vice president and ex officio chairman of Rajya Sabha M.Venkaiah Naidu informing him in detail of the organized attack and stone pelting on her residence in Matri Pally area of Badharghat on January 19, Sunday.

On that day a large group of unruly BJP supporters-most of them miscreants and criminal elements-had tried to storm her residence and resorted to massive stone pelting without even the slightest provocation .

Earlier the same BJP supporters had resorted to en masse attack on CPI (M) supporters and workers who had gathered in front of their party office in Hapania area. Jharna had saved her life with great difficulty.

In her letter to the Rajya Sabha chairman Jharna said that after the incident was over a verbal complaint had been made to police and subsequently a written complain had been filed. The dithered over registering the complaint but finally recorded this but so far none of the BJP supporters involved in the incidents of attacks has been arrested .

Jharna has sought immediate intervention of the Rajya Sabha chairman into the assault on her house and total collapse of law and order and democratic practices in Tripura.

Meanwhile, police in Bishalgarh have arrested three BJP miscreants identified as Sharif Mia 930), Jamal Hossain (28) and Kishan Roy (29) in connection with the assault on PCC president Pijush Biswas at Bishalgarh on Sunday last. Shortly after the incident the chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb instructed the police to take action against the culprits involved in the attack.