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Kanchanpur Indefinite Period Strike Continue On Day 8, Monday.

Situation under control but tensed in kanchanpur as indefinite period strike continues on day 8 Monday called by Joint Movement Committee. Administration deployed heavy security forces in the entire subdivision. Meanwhile People in Kanchanpur took out a rally with the body of Srikanta Das, who was died at Panisagar during a firing at protestors, who oppose Bru refugees’ resettlement in North Tripura. The people of the area took to the street with candle lights and paid tribute to the firing victim on Sunday night. Two persons lost their lives during a clash between security personnel including Tripura State Rifles (TSR) and anti-Bru protestors at Panisagar on Saturday. Massive violence erupted after security personnel prevented the protestors, who launched blockade on the National Highway-8 opposing re-settlement of Bru refugees in North Tripura. Later, Tripura State Rifles (TSR) opened fire at the protestors to disperse them in which Srikanta Das was died. Prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPC have been imposed in both Kanchanpur and Dharmanagar sub-divisions. Officially Government yet to take initiative to resolve the ongoing problem.

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