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Massive Post Poll violence in Tripura : House to house attacks, bombing, many injured
TIWN May 24, 2019
Massive Post Poll violence in Tripura : House to house attacks, bombing, many injured
PHOTO : Post Poll violence in Tripura. TIWN Photos.

NEW DELHI / AGARTALA, May 24 (TIWN): Massive post poll violence has hit Tripura on Thursday and whole night violence took place all across the state. Footage of violence, property losses going viral, generated massive panic and resentment among the people. The beginning of violence started from the counting zones where in front of police and security force at Umakanta Academy, CPI-M Counting agent was beaten by around 30 to 40 BJP men. Congress State President Pradyot Manikya said, “I never saw such level of violence in Tripura.........it was only seen at West Bengal earlier”. Pradyot Manikya talked to CEO Sriram Taranikanti and also Chief Minister Biplab Deb but even after their assurances, the situation could not be developed and highest violence was reported from the West Tripura constituency where Tripura BJP’s most controversial leader Pratima Bhowmik has been elected as the MP followed by massive rigging episodes on 11th April. Reports of violence are yet coming across the state.In capital city’s Ramnagar area, at Avik Sengupta’s home gate lights were broken by stick and also a mini bomb exploded inside the corridor at midnight 1:30 am. The family immediately called police and seeing police the miscreants rushed out from their house, ran away before Police Came. Police promised to guard the house from the street tonight.

There are various viral footage of similar incidents. Lined by Gandhi School, an age-old sweet shop was broken just because the miscreants were trying to enjoy the election victory.

Dipak Deb’s home at Khayerpur was brutally attacked, family members injured.

In Birchandramanu opposition activists were injured brutally.

However, the supporters of CPI-M have blamed own party in social media saying, the party has become a 'party of press conference'.

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