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Anti-China protests forgot Social Distancing in Tripura in Craze of burning Xi Jinping’s effigy : No Control in gathering by Police
TIWN June 24, 2020
Anti-China protests forgot Social Distancing in Tripura in Craze of burning Xi Jinping’s effigy : No Control in gathering by Police
PHOTO : Anti-China protest by Viswa Hindu Parishad violating social distancing. TIWN Pic June 24, 2020

AGARTALA, June 24 (TIWN): Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Wednesday has violated social distancing while burning China President’s effigy and flags in Agartala city but in the Anti-China protest there was no control of police even after the ongoing social distancing violation. However, similar protests are going on across Tripura and BJP and Congress too have joined the protest. 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.

In an expression of resentment against China and its President Xi Jinping, in Khowai subdivision of Tripura, carpets printed with image of China President with background of China flag were seen.

It happened after 20 Indian soldiers were martyred in India-China border.

On the contrary, Govt of India led by Narendra Modi is now being criticized for his weak response against China.

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