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Anti-China protests echoed in Tripura : BJP, Congress called for boycotting Chinese products, China President's effigy burnt across
TIWN June 19, 2020
Anti-China protests echoed in Tripura : BJP, Congress called for boycotting Chinese products, China President's effigy burnt across
PHOTO : Anti-China protest in Tripura. TIWN Pic June 19, 2020

AGARTALA, June 19 (TIWN): Several parts of Tripura witnessed anti-China protests on Friday, days after 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives in a clash with the Chinese army in Ladakh's Galwan Valley. Calls to boycott China-made goods grew louder in the region as some locals smashed Chinese-made goods in the streets. The Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were at the forefront of the protests. Led by leaders, several workers of the Congress and saffron party held a function to pay homage to the Indian troops and raised slogans praising their valour.The group also held a protest against China. Congress Party gave a call to boycott Chinese products and support the government. "We call upon all the people to boycott Chinese products. We want to hit them economically," a Congress leader told reporters.Amid sloganeering of “Vande Mataram”, ''Bharat Mata ki jai'' and ''Veer jawan amar rahe'', BJP, Congress workers paid homage to the killed soldiers.

The Congress workers too organised an anti-China protest at the party headquarters and Agartala Press Club here.

China President Xi Jinping's effigies were burnt across the state.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0QvLWTPV2Q&feature=youtu.be TIWN YouTube Link, China PM's effigy burnt

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