Tripura witnessed unprecedented violence right this moment after a bunch of alleged BJP leaders and staff tore by means of the workplace of Pratibadi Kalam, a vernacular every day, and injured not less than 4 journalists, in addition to damaging property and burning down automobiles.
Ransacking the premises of the every day in Agartala, they destroyed gear, paperwork, and set vehicles and bikes ablaze, in keeping with a police case filed by Anal Roy Chowdhury, Editor and Publisher of Pratibadi Kalam.
Today at about 4.30 pm a mob of 200-300 BJP staff led by social gathering’s state leaders to stormed into the Newspaper workplace of ‘Pratibadi Kalam’ and vandalised. The goons unleashed terror for about 30 minutes and overwhelmed up its reporter Prasrnjt Roy. @PMOIndia@HMOIndiapic.twitter.com/zHbB21D6OA
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Reports additionally some places of work of the CPM being set on afire. Union Minister Pratima Bhoumik had right this moment led a procession in Kathalia in West Tripura district, in keeping with ANI.
“I have come to know that our local committee office, which was locked for over 2.5 years, has been damaged and attacked. Our vehicles were vandalised, one vehicle was set on fire,” the CPM’s Bijan Dhar advised ANI.
The violence adopted a BJP rally and was reportedly carried out by the state ruling social gathering’s staff in addition to leaders.
“At least four Journalists were injured in the attack. All papers and documents, computers and CCTV cameras were destroyed while a huge contingent of police remained as silent spectators. The police did nothing,” the FIR says.
“The goons were armed with lathis and sharp cutting deadly weapons and one of our journalists, namely Prasenjit Saha, was hit on the back of his head by a sharp cutting weapon injuring him seriously.”
Mr Chowdhury later advised the media that such a harmful, violent assault on a media workplace had by no means occurred in Tripura.
Many media organisations and senior Journalists and editors, together with Agartala Press Club Secretary Pranab Sarkar, visited the Pratibadi Kalam workplace and vehemently condemned the assault. They demanded the fast arrest of these concerned within the assault.
“If the police do not arrest the attackers within 12 hours, we would launch massive agitations to get justice. The government must compensate the damage done,” Mr Sarkar mentioned after assembly the police officers.
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