Deputy leader of Opposition attacked in Tripura



Former Minister and Deputy leader of opposition Badal Choudhury was attacked in his own constituency by unknown miscreants on March 3.

The attack took place at Manirambari of South Tripura district when the Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI-M was observing a program dedicated for Kokborok language movement’s martyr Dhananjay Tripura.

CPI-M leaders have accused that the miscreants were backed by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, led by local leader Ashesh Baidya.

According to sources, Badal Choudhury received injuries in his head and was taken to Belonia hospital, after which he was referred to GBP hospital.

Speaking to media persons, Badal Choudhury said, “In which country we are living? We are not allowed to pay tribute to the martyrs also!”

It may be mentioned that on March 2 former Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and Badal Choudhury went to different places in Belonia to meet party workers.

(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)


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