At least eight necessary occasion places of work of the principle opposition CPM in Tripura had been burnt down or broken, and lots of autos and different property smashed on Wednesday in Agartala and three different districts, mentioned the police and occasion sources.
The CPM leaders — together with occasion’s politburo member and former Chief Minister Manik Sarkar — mentioned employees and leaders of the ruling BJP resorted to those assaults on the occasion headquarters and district workplace in Agartala, southern Tripura’s Udaipur, Santir Bazar, Western Tripura’s Dukli, and at Boxanagar, Bishalgarh and Khatalia in Sepehijala districts.
The BJP leaders, nevertheless, denied the allegations.
The CPM’s district workplace at Bishalgarh was first broken by a bulldozer then set on hearth, lowering a lot of the property and papers to ashes. Six autos and greater than a dozen two-wheelers had been burnt down in Agartala and different locations, CPM has claimed.
Mr Sarkar, who was the Chief Minister for 20 years (1998-2018), mentioned throughout the arson and unprecedented assaults, he spoke to Chief Secretary Kumar Alok and senior law enforcement officials, asking for assist.
“In most places, the police remained mute spectators. The BJP men unleashed a reign of terror almost simultaneously in 8 to 10 places,” he advised reporters.
BJP spokesman Nabendu Bhattacharjee accused Mr Sarkar of (*10*).
“On Monday, Sarkar while visiting his assembly constituency Dhanpur, provoked the CPM workers to unleash attacks on BJP workers. The people of the state do not want to repeat the political violence that was regular during the 25 years of CPM rule,” he added.