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Congress called 24-hours Strike Paralyzed capital city Agartala
TIWN Dec 12, 2019
Congress called 24-hours Strike Paralyzed capital city Agartala
PHOTO : Strike paralyzed Tripura. TIWN Pic Dec 12, 2019 by Niladri Chowdury.

AGARTALA, Dec 12 (TIWN): Youth Congress had called for a strike for 24 hours in protest against Police led massive attack on the Congress activists and journalists, women party workers on yesterday evening when agitating against controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB).

Since the morning, public responses to the strike had paralyzed Agartala city. The strike was reportedly necessitated in protest against police brutality.

The incident took place when along with whole nation, Congress in Northeast Tripura’s capital city Agartala also conducted a protest rally against CAB but before the rally could march, huge numbers of forces were deployed to stop the rally which created a chaos and all of a sudden, Police, TSR led barbaric attack, lathi charge injured many.

This attack did not spare journalists, photographers and women activists of the party. The police forced entered the Congress Bhawan and attacked Congress activists and used severe slang words against the leaders, workers. Journalists gheraoed Police officers who were present on the present to sought reason why did police attacked on the camera men. It has been alleged that targeting people with cameras in hands, police held the attack.

Thus, Congress has called 24 hours strike today, challenging no office and Govt institution will be allowed to open tomorrow.

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