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12 Hours Tripura Strike On Monday: Congress Starts Early Picketing

Tripura Pradesh congress workers and activists starts early picketing on monday as PCC called a 12 hours statewide strike on monday. Picketing starts on 6 PM amid foggy condition in various parts of the state, as the information coming in. The Congress in Tripura has called a 12-hour shutdown in the state to protest the attack on top opposition leaders allegedly by BJP supporters in the state. The protest call comes just hours after state Congress chief Pijush Biswas suffered minor injuries after his vehicle was attacked while he was on his way to attend a party meeting. The attack on Mr Biswas took place outside the Congress’ field office in Bishalgarh, which is around 20 km from state capital Agartala, on Sunday morning. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) condemned the attacks and has demanded an inquiry into the incident. The BJP has also claimed that the attack on state Congress Chief was a result of “internal fights” within the party. Meanwhile, on Sunday, anti-social elements vandalised the residence of Rajya Sabha MP from Tripura and senior CPM leader Jharna Das Baidya in state capital Agartala. CPM has also alleged that ahead of the incident at Ms Baidya home, BJP workers tried to disrupt a meeting held by two wings of the party – the DYFI and SFI at Badhargaht badharghta area of state capital Agartala, on Sunday.

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