Many houses attacked yesterday too, CPIM State secretary seeks Supreme Court intervention on urgent basis, hearing again today

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Agartala, Updated: November 25, 2021, 05:06:58 AM   

Many houses attacked yesterday too, CPIM State secretary seeks Supreme Court intervention on urgent basis, hearing again today

Despite multiple directive from the Supreem Court, the Nagar and Municipal  Polls in Tripura have not been peaceful. Even on the night before the vote, there were reports of several  attacks from different parts of the state. CPIM, Congress, Trinamool are all complaining that voters have been threatened not to go to the polling booths. It is alleged that the bike forces carried out these attacks from house to house in the neighborhood last night.

According to allegations received at various levels, not only the candidate but also the house of a journalist and a lawyer were attacked in the capital city of Agartala yesterday. The victim's journalist name is Santosh Bhattacharya. His house is in the area adjacent to Kalyani Water Pump. He said the BJP's misdeeds were linked to the attack.

Similarly, the house of a lawyer named Kislay Roy was also attacked in Gandhighat area of ​​the city. Kisholaya Roy's father Keshab Roy is a former principal of Tripura Law College. Kisholay is lawyer Shankar Lodh's junior. Mr. Roy has been involved in a number of cases against the ruling BJP,  in favour of  Trinamool Congress. He said that his house was attacked yesterday in this regard.

Besides, BJP's bike force raided the houses of Trinamool candidate Shyamal Pal, CPIM leader Nab Kumar Saha and Madhuri Chowdhury yesterday in Indranagar and Badharghat area. However, in some cases, the bike forces had to retreat in the face of local resistance. Even in Lichubagan, people stand united.

Meanwhile, the CPIM state secretary approached the Supreme Court last night over the dire situation in the state's civic polls. There is talk of a hearing on this matter on an urgent basis today. CPIM State Secretary alleges that despite multiple notices from the Supreme Court, the state election commissioner ML Dey and DGP of Police VS Yadav has not taken effective measures to ensure peaceful conduct of civic bodies polls
   (Tripurainfo)