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Biplab Deb left for Delhi by making Tripura ‘Mini Kashmir’ : Mobile-internet shutdown on Day 4
TIWN Jan 12, 2019
Biplab Deb left for Delhi by making Tripura ‘Mini Kashmir’ : Mobile-internet shutdown on Day 4

AGARTALA, Jan 12 (TIWN): This is the fourth consecutive day that Tripura is cut of mobile-internet service since Tuesday after police firing injured youths at Jirania.

However, Chief Minister Biplab Deb has left for Delhi in party works leaving Tripura under internet suspension.

When law and order in such a peril condition, why Chief Minister cum Home Minister has announced that he is leaving for Delhi, it has triggered question.

Aimed to suppress people to people connectivity and people’s freedom of expression in social media, Biplab Deb led Govt has announced more 48 hours internet suspension, turning Tripura into Kashmir.

 However, all regional parties as well as common men have demanded Biplab Deb’s resignation from Chief Minister and Home Ministry.

Till now, Biplab Deb hasn’t resigned or gave any comment in reply to the demand. Being failed to control law and order, Biplab Deb has suspended internet and now with family has been travelling Delhi.

The internet  first suspended on Tuesday following police firing on Tuesday in which six tribal youths, agitating against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. On day-2 the banning has been continuing.

"The curbs, enforced on late Tuesday, would continue until 3 pm on Thursday afternoon," a state home department official said.

The Home Department notification issued by the Additional Secretary Saradindu Chaudhuri quoting the Director General of Police said: "Incidents of rioting and arson have occurred in some areas under Jirania police station and photographs of such incidents are being uploaded in social media which may generate serious law and order situation in the entire state."

Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Rajiv Singh said: "Some tribal youths while demonstrating against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill turned violent at Madhab Bari in western Tripura on Tuesday. Police, Tripura State Rifles (TSR) and CRPF troopers after being unable to control the mob, opened fire injuring six tribal youths, two of them seriously."

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