Udayavni Special

Three Journalists attacked while covering clash between BJP, CPI-M in Tripura


PTI, Dec 21, 2020, 6:05 PM IST

Three local media journalists were attacked when they went to cover a clash between ruling BJP and opposition CPI-M at Khayerpur, 10 km from here, police said on Monday. The scribes, identified as Prangopal Acharya of Syandan Patrika, Pintu Pal of Rising Tripura TV channel and Biswajit Debnath of Mrinalini ENN TV channel were attacked on Sunday, sub-dicisonal police officer of the new capital complex area Priya Madhuri Majumder said.

“About 4-5 persons were wounded and the three scribes were attacked, but they were not injured. Police is investigating the case, the SDPO said. The Agartala Press Club has condemned the incident and demanded exemplary punishment for those involved in the assault on the jou.

Secretary of Agartala Press Club, Pranab Sarkar said the members met the SDPO, who assured them action against all those who were involved. CPI-M state committee member Pabitra Kar, who hails from Khayerpur, claimed that three of its members were injured in the attack by the BJP and one of them has been shifted to Kolkata for treatment, while the other two are still in a hospital here.

BJP spokesperson Nabendu Bhattacharjee said the clash occured in front of the police. “They know exactly what has happened and we demand that the police arrest the real culprits involved in the incident. “We have already asked our activists to cooperate with the police in the investigation,” he added.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

K’taka COVID-19 update: 645 new cases, 807 discharges, 6 deaths on Jan 18

2 BJP MLAs press for reconstitution of Yediyurappa Cabinet

Number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 more than double number of active cases says Govt

Ullal: Awareness campaign organised against waste disposal on Netravati bridge

Indian military team to leave for Russia soon to train on operational aspects of S-400 missiles

Pant surpasses Dhoni to become fastest Indian stumper to reach 1000 runs in Test cricket

Govt declares Subhas Chandra Bose birth anniversary as Parakram Diwas


Related Articles More

Number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 more than double number of active cases says Govt

We’ll keep our personal views on farm laws aside; repeal not good for future reforms: Members of SC-appointed panel

Subsidy on food served in Parliament canteens ends; Prices to go up

Indian military team to leave for Russia soon to train on operational aspects of S-400 missiles

Govt declares Subhas Chandra Bose birth anniversary as Parakram Diwas

MUST WATCH

Karunakar Kotegar | How to teach forgiveness | Udayavani

Arnab-Gupta WhatsApp chat leak!! New story, much misery…

‘Act of revenge’: Attack on constable Ganesh Kamath was to avenge M’luru police firing

Udayavani Campaign: Identify parking areas to resolve public problems , says MLA Kamath

Chief Minister Yeddyurappa visits Uchila Mahalakshmi Temple

Latest Additions

K’taka COVID-19 update: 645 new cases, 807 discharges, 6 deaths on Jan 18

2 BJP MLAs press for reconstitution of Yediyurappa Cabinet

DK district receives 2nd batch of COVID-19 vaccine

Number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 more than double number of active cases says Govt

Ullal: Tipper truck-car collision; 2 severely injured

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.