BJP workers going to attend JP Nadda's rally in Tripura attacked; 40 were injured
Tripura Chief Minister has informed that BJP workers going to attend JP Nadda's rally have been attacked by some miscreants. 40 people have been injured in this attack. All are being treated in the hospital. A case has been registered against the attackers.
Party workers, who were on their way to attend BJP national president JP Nadda's rally, were attacked by miscreants at Khumulwang in West Tripura district on Monday. At least 40 workers have been reported injured in this attack. Village committee (gram panchayat) elections are to be held in Tripura this year and assembly elections next year. Nadda's rally was organized for the campaign ahead of these elections. These workers were about to participate in this rally. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha has given information about this attack on Tuesday.
CM Manik Sah said that 25 of the injured party workers have been admitted to the hospital and one is in critical condition. Condemning the incident that took place during the BJP president's visit, the Chief Minister said, "Such incidents will not be tolerated. Strict action will be taken against the culprits." The CM also directed the police to register a case against all those involved in the attacks. At the same time, he also told that the injured are being treated at the highest level by the doctors.
Regarding this matter, Inspector General of Police (Law and Order) Arindam Nath told, “40 BJP workers have been injured in seven incidents of attacks in West Tripura and Sepahijala districts. They were on their way to attend JP Nadda's rally at Khumulwang, the headquarters of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council." Police said so far fifteen miscreants have been identified and served notices under the law.