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TMC accuses BJP for intimidating party workers not to attend mass gathering of November 14


By TC News Desk

Agartala: November 13. The state unit of Trinamool Congress today alleged that BJP-backed goons have unleashed a fear of psychosis across the state and intimidating TMC party workers, and supporters for not attending the mass gathering on November 14 which will be held in Agartala protesting BJP’s misrule.

Addressing a press conference this afternoon, senior leader and Tripura In-Charge of TMC, Rajib Banerjee claimed that democracy died in the state.

“Work of our event is going on full swing. Everywhere our workers are installing flags and festoons. But it is very unfortunate that democracy has died in Tripura. There is no right to hold any activity by opposition political parties. They (BJP) are trying hard to suppress the opposition political party in a fascist way. No doubt we have received permission but our workers, leaders and supporters of TMC in different area are facing resistance, threat since yesterday. They (BJP) unleashed a fear psychosis. They are intimidating our party workers, vehicles drivers not to attend the rally and mass gathering of TMC tomorrow”, he said.

He further alleged that such incidents are taking place especially in democracy died in Tripura.

“BJP backed goons are entering the houses of TMC workers and giving death threats. It’s very sad. Such incidents are taking place in Dhalai, Unakoti, North district, South district and in Gomati district. In some places drivers of vehicles denied to carry our workers after they received threats. But we will not stop we will continue our protest for people. MP Kakali Ghosh Dastidas and MP Mohua Moitro will be present during our programme”, Rajib told reporters.

MP Sushmita Dev who also joined the press conference condemned the incident and said, “I condemned the steps of BJP the way they are harassing our workers and giving threats for not attending the mass gathering on November 14. It’s a democratic country and every party has an equal right. Our main aim is to work for the development of Tripura”.

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