BY TC News Desk
Agartala: January 21. Tipra Motha has called for 12-hours bandh in Kamalpur sub-division of Dhalai district of Tripura on January 23 demanding arrest of the culprits who killed a worker of the tribal party on January 18 last in Kamalpur.
Tipra Motha is a regional indigenous political party led by Royal Scion Pradyot Kishore Manikya Debbarma that is now ruling the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC).
A senior leader of Tipra Motha, Mary Debbarma has claimed that after the death of Tipra Motha worker Pranajit Namasudra when a funeral procession was organized to take the dead body from Kulai Hospital to Kamalpur, it was prevented without any administrative cooperation. And many workers of the Tipra Women’s Federation were injured in a scuffle with administrative officials.
“Even today the officials are not allowing us to hold any silent march. Therefore, it has been decided that a 12-hour bandh will be observed in entire Kamalpur sub-division on January 23. A demand will be made before the administration so that the rest of the accused involved in this murder are also arrested”, the leader of TIPRA Motha told reporters.
It is to be noted that Pranajit Namashudra was killed in the middle of the road in Bamanchhara village under Kamalpur sub-division with a sharp weapons.
He was once an active worker of opposition CPI (M) and later joined Tipra Matha seven months back.