Six injured in BJP-CPI-M clash in Tripura

Agartala, Sept 6 (PTI) At least six persons were injured in a clash between ruling BJP and opposition CPI-M at Dhanpur in Sipahijala district of Tripura on Monday, police said.

The clash took place when a large group of CPI-M leaders and workers led by Leader of the Opposition, Manik Sarkar was on way to Kathalia in Sonamura subdivision to attend a scheduled party programme and was stopped on the way by about 100 BJP activists who blocked the road near Dhanpur market.

The saffron party activists shouted slogans like ‘Go back Manik Sarkar” and also those demanding return of the deposits with ponzi scheme company Rose Valley.

Sarkar was accompanied by two local CPI-M MLAs Shahid Chowdhury and Shyamal Chakraborty.

Sonamura sub-divisional police officer, Banoj Biplab Das said the clash took place after an altercation between the two sides. A BJP activist was injured and the party”s local office was…

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