150 CPI-M men assaulted by ‘BJP-backed goons’ in Tripura

Agartala, India, July 01 (KMS): Former chief minister, Manik Sarkar has said that at least 150 Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders and supporters have been assaulted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-backed goons in Tripura during the recently held by-elections in the state.

Manik Sarkar, who headed a delegation of party leaders to Raj Bhavan, also said he has submitted a list of activists and supporters who have been targeted before and after the election to Governor, SN Arya, and sought his immediate intervention.

We met the governor and apprised him of the unprecedented violence unleashed on CPI-M leaders and supporters across the state. A list of victims was also given to the governor, seeking action against the attackers, Sarkar told reporters.

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