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12 –hour strike receives mixed response in Unakoti district

Kailasahar, Sept 12,2019: The 12 – hour strike called by Unakoti district congress  on Thursday received  immense response. More than 500 congress picketers including senior congress leader Birajit Sinha was arrested by police.  Later Sinha speaking to media said the strike received immense response in entire district. People have supported the strike whole heartedly against the misrule of BJP – IPFT govt. All government offices, schools, colleges and business establishment remained closed. However ruling  BJP claimed the strike did not get any response from people and life was normal in the district.

Richard Debbarma awarded as best CDPO of TTAADC

Agartala, Sept 12,2019: TTAADC social welfare and social education department on Thursday   organized a prize distribution ceremony for the year 2016 – 17 and 2017 -18. CEM of TTAADC, Radhacharan Debbarma was present in the programee as chief guest. The programme was held at Manu Town hall. Prizes  were given to all best achievers of the  department working in TTAADC. Among the achievers Richard Debbarma, CDPO ( Child Development Project Officer) of Chailentga got the best CDPO award for the year  2016 -17. CEM Debbarma handed over to him a cheque of Rs 10 thousand and a memento.            

Gau Rakhsha Vahini wants end to cattle smuggling

Agartala, Sept 11,2019:The state unit of  Rashtriya Gau Rakhsha Vahini  has given 15 days ultimatum to BJP - IPFT government to adopt stringent measures to check cattle smuggling across Tripura, especially in all bordering areas of the state.

State unit working president Samar Chakraborty addressing media said cattle smuggling is increasing in the state in association with the police. If the state government fails to stope t cow smuggling, then Gau Rakhsha Vaini will organize road blockade programmes and launch agitation democratically in different parts of the state.

Chakraborty said that they have informed the matter to Chief Minister and all the district magistrates on several occasions. But no effective measures were taken by the administration to check the smuggling of cows in neighbouring country.

They also demanded for setting up eight cow-sheds in eight districts of the state along with setting up eight modern animal hospitals to protect the cows.


Teacher dies in road accident

Agartala,Sept 9,2019: A 45 – year – old teacher died in an road accident yesterday morning near Dumdumia tea estate  Agartala – Simna road,under NCC police station. Police said around 9 am morning, they got a call that a body is laying on the road with grievous injury

After getting call they reached the spot and recovered the body and sent it to GBP hospital, where the doctor declared him dead. Later the deceased was identified as Pradip Debnath, teacher of Mohanpur School resident of Taranagar DC Para.

But he used to stay at Agartala in rented house.  By motor bike the deceased  used to go to school every day.  According to police it might be a accident and  registered an UD case.

Inability to pay charges, patient dies after denied urgent surgery

Agartala, Sept 9,2019:In a tragic incident a senior citizen Paresh Modak breathed his last after being denied urgent surgery for serious injuries because of  his family's poor economic condition unable  to pay the official surgery charge of Rs10,000. According to report, the patient was turned back from the door of the operation theatre due to non-payment of dues and later died in the evening. 

Sources in GBP hospital said, the deceased Paresh Modak , had sustained a serious heads injury in Lal Bahadur Chaumuhuni , and was rushed to the trauma centre of GBP hospital on last Thursday. The doctors examined him and prescribed an emergency operation on Friday. Accordingly, the impoverished family took Paresh Modak to the operation theatre in the morning but was asked to produce receipt of payment of Rs 10,000 as operation charge. Since the family is too poor to pay the hefty fees they expressed their inability and were turned back from the door of the operation theatre.

However, some journalist present in GBP tried to collect money as donation from the people but failed to put together the entire amount and took Paresh Modak back home, who breathed his last in the evening of Friday.Later Speaking to media persons the authority in the GBP hospital said that they had only complied with the latest order on fee structure issued by the government.  

The opposition CPI (M) and Congress have strongly protested such 'cruel and callous treatment of a poor patient ' by the GBP hospital authority by order of the state government . They demanded payment of compensation to the family and a government job and revocation of the health department's notification on chargeable service in all government run hospitals.


BSF seizes ganja worth Rs 14.32 lakh

Agartala, Sept 9,2019:BSF in continued endeavor towards eradicating the menace of Narcotic smuggling  from state of Tripura. On September7,  successfully seized 286 kgs of Ganja worth Rs 14,32,000.

Acting on specific intelligence input about storing of huge quantity of dry Ganja in the house of one suspect national namely Manu Miya (58 Yrs) S/o Siru miya of Village Ghatighar, Anandpur, PO- Kamalnagar, PS- Sonamura,  Distt -Sepahijala, joint special operation plannedby troops of Border Out Post Anandpur, FGT Gokulnagar and Police personnel of PS Sonamura.

 Accordingly, Joint Operation Group carried out search of suspected house in presence of two independent civil witnesses s and recovered aforesaid quantity of Ganja kept concealed in plastic drums of assorted sizes. Besides above consignment of Ganja, 02 Kgs seeds of Ganjawas also recovered from the house. Seized items were handed over to PS Sonamura and FIR lodged against Manu Miya  under relevant sections of NDPS act at  PS Sonamura.

Besides seizure of above narcotics items, BSF troops deployed on Indo Bangladesh border in Tripura, also succeeded in seizing contraband items like 75 bottles of Phensedyl, 08 cattle, Bangladesh Taka 12,000/- and other miscellaneous items having combined market value of Rs. 1,37,200/- on same date.