Law and order has collapsed in Tripura: CPI(M)

The opposition CPI(M) in Tripuraon Saturday alleged that law and order has collapsed in thestate ever since the BJP-IPFT combine came to power, andsought the DGPs intervention to improve the situation.

A three-member delegation of CPI(M) led by partysecretary Goutam Das met the DGP, Rajib Singh here andsubmitted a memorandum, detailing incidents of attacks on theopposition party workers “carried out by goons of the BJPand IPFT”.

Das claimed 14 party activists were killed and over2,420 assaulted, and 346 CPI(M) offices vandalised since thecombine formed government.

“We do not seek any additional favour. Politicalparties should have the freedom of expression in a democraticcountry,” said former Tripura minister Jitendra Chowdhury, whowas a part of the delegation.

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