AGARTALA: As many as 20 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI (M) workers were injured on Sunday during a clash with the BJP supporters.
The workers were injured after the BJP party workers attacked the then during a commemorative meeting in Western Tripura in memory of the 30 martyred farmers.
The ruling BJP however rejected the accusations saying that the opposition CPI (M) Leaders and workers are trying to cause violence.
The ruling party also claimed that eight party workers were injured during the attack on Sunday.
All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) Tripura state unit Secretary Pabitra Kar informed that around 20 CPI (M) and AIKS workers were injured when a commemorative meeting was going on at Khayerpur, near Agartala, to express solidarity towards the death of 30 martyred farmers in different parts of the country.
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He said that two critically injured partymen have been shifted to a Kolkata hospital and the Govind Ballabh Pant Medical College and Hospital in Agartala.
The CPI (M) in a statement said that after attacking the meeting in the day time, the BJP hoodlums set on fire two houses and attacked another 10 houses belonging to the CPI (M).
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