25 injured in southern Tripura after CPI(M): BJP clash


Udaipur, Oct 12 (UNI) As many as 25 people has been injured in a clash allegedly between the communist activists and the BJP supporters in the Southern Tripura under the Kakrabon subdivision.

However, all of the injured has been admitted to the Udaipur district hospital, said police.
The incident took place yesterday while the hearing for the rectification of the voter lists
was going on at Mirja Tahashil office. Later the concerned SDPO Rajendra Dutta
accompanied by adequate number of police forces including TSR jawans rushing to the
spot has brought the aituatiin under control.

The CPI(M) alleged that the BJP supporter Swapan Kar of the area has dashed one of its
party worker identified as Krishna Debnath with his motorcycle near the Tahashil office
following which argument took place and later at least 50 youths belonging to the BJP
supporters under the leadership of Jitwbdra Majumder, the district Vice President (BJP)
has discovered an attack.

The CPI(M) supporter Bijoy Chakroborty alleged that at least 12 party activists were injured in the incident today.

Besides, the BJP district General Secretary Rupak Adhikari rubbishing this has alleged that
this was pre-planned incident being discovered by the CPI(M) party where 13 of their party supporters were injured.

Mr Adhikari further alleged, “The CPI(M) has already known that they could hardly win
this election following which intentionally they have discovered the attack on our party

However, FIR would be lodged with the police station against 24 CPI(M) supporters, said
Mr Adhikari. Whereas the CPI(M) supporter Bijoy Chakroborty said that they would also
lodge FIR against at least 7 BJP supporters following the incident.

Police informed, “No FIR has been lodged yet but the situation is under control whereas
all the injured are undergoing treatment in the hospital.”

The incident has triggered serious panic among the locals today as the crucial assembly
election is drawing near in the state.