Tripura: Manik Sarkar, CPM candidate meet poll violence victims

Agartala, Jun 24, 2022, ENEWSTIME Desk

Tripura-Manik-Poll-violence-victimsThe leader of the Opposition in Tripura and CPM Politburo member Manik Sarkar met the Police man on Friday (June 24, 2022) who was stabbed by some miscreants during yesterday’s by poll at 6- Agartala Assembly Constituency.


Sarkar talked to the doctors and inquired about treatment as well as health condition of the wounded constable – Samir Saha.  


Later, Manik Sarkar went to the house of nonagenarian Salil Debbarma’s house who exercised his democratic right despite being prevented by some miscreants allegedly backed by the saffron party.


Congress candidate of 8-Town Bordowali Assembly, Asish Saha also visited the residence of Debbarma and expressed shock as well as condemned the act of the goons. 


Manik Sarkar, saluting the  courage of Debbarma, said, “I have come here to express my respect to him (Salil Debbarma) who in this age braved the miscreants and exercised his right to franchise. He set an example before all as to how one should protect his rights”.  Sarkar  was accompanied by among others former Minister Tapan Chakrabarty, Manik Dey , Left Front convenor Narayan Kar.


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Sarkar expressed concern and shock over the alleged poll violence and attacks on voters in 6-Agartala constituency and said, “It is very unfortunate that such incidents and that too on large scale were reported from Chief Minister’s constituency.”


He also alleged that in addition to the general public and voters, even the old and senior citizen voters were not spared on the hands of hooligans and miscreants on the day of polling. Sarkar also visited the residences of the victims of alleged poll violence.


Besides, CPI-M candidate for 6-Agartala constituency – Krishna Majumder - accompanied by the veteran leader Pabitra Kar and other leaders visited the houses of the alleged poll violence victims residing in 6-Agartala Assembly Constituency area on Friday. They accused the ruling BJP party of roping giant number of outsiders in addition to their hooligans to create tense situation across the constituencies including 6-Agartala.


Krishna Majumder alleged that the BJP’s motorbike-borne miscreants wheeled across the 6-Agartala constituency on June 22 night, a day before the polling and threatened the voters of dire consequences if they step out of their house for casting vote.


Pabitra Kar also slammed the BJP for creating terror on the day of by-poll.