A conflict broke out between Congress and BJP supporters in Tripura’s Sepahijala district today, leaving a number of injured, together with policemen. The Congress supporters stated they have been heading to state capital Agartala from Bishalgarh, 20 km away, to attend an occasion on former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s beginning anniversary.
The Congress supporters alleged BJP staff attacked one in every of their autos carrying individuals to Agartala to attend the occasion.
Crowds from either side have been seen on the street engaged in a conflict. A sizeable police drive that reached the positioning of the conflict additionally got here underneath assault.
Sources stated the police needed to ultimately baton-charge the crowds to take the state of affairs underneath management.
BJP supporters later protested exterior Bishalgarh police station, in search of suspension of police officers. In addition they blocked the Nationwide freeway in entrance of Bishalgarh police station.
West Tripura BJP MP Pratima Bhowmik rushed to the spot and spoke with celebration staff, sources stated.