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TMC gheraoes PHQ, demands security for opposition party’s leaders


By TC News Desk

Agartala: September 15. Trinamool Congress on Thursday gheraoed Tripura Police Headquarters demanding an immediate reply from the Director General of Police on why more than hundreds of bikes bearing registration number of Uttar Pradesh are parked in Agartala and what steps police are being taken to for the safety of the opposition party’s leaders, workers.

Rajya Sabha MP Sushmita Dev said, “Whether it was bye-election or civic body election we have seen the worst law and order situation in the state. Voters couldn’t cast their votes, polling agents were not allowed inside the polling stations, and attacks on opposition party leaders were not allowed even if opposition parties couldn’t hold poll campaigns. This is what the situation is prevailing in Tripura”, said Dev.

She further claimed that recently they have seen on social media that more than 100 motorcycles were parked in Agartala bearing registration numbers of Uttar Pradesh.

“On this topic, I have written a letter to the DGP but it is very unfortunate that DGP didn’t bother to reply to my letter. It is the responsibility of the DGP to give security to the opposition party leaders and its workers and it is his responsibility to give the answer about these motorcycles and for what purposes”, she said.

Lashing out at the BJP, Sushmita said that Tripura is now famous for ‘Bike Bahini’ across the country.

“We are demanding to the DGP to immediately inform about the motorcycles and what steps are being taken for the security for the opposition party workers, leaders”, she added.

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