Trinamool Congress deputy Sushmita Dev’s car was wrecked by some people in Tripura today. Some employees of a private company that is assisting Ms. Dev’s party in political campaigns were injured in the attack. Dev, who oversees the activities of the Trinamool Congress in Tripura, alleged that the BJP was behind the attack.
Ms. Dev was with employees of the Indian Political Action Committee or I-PAC, a political public relations and consulting firm, when the attack occurred. Political strategist Prashant Kishor and I-PAC had worked with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s party for the West Bengal assembly elections earlier this year.
The images show a blue SUV with the Trinamool Congressional election symbol and speakers on the roof dented with multiple knocks.
“Sushmita Dev along with 10 other TMC party workers were brutally attacked by Bharatiya Janata Party workers at Amtali Bazaar around 1:30 pm. The perpetrators smashed vehicles, physically assaulted TMC workers and outraged the modesty of the party workers, “the Trinamool Congress said in a complaint to the police.
People from #Tripura will give an adequate response to this BARBARIC ATTACK!
– AITC Tripura (@ AITC4Tripura) October 22, 2021
“This was accompanied by the theft of property, including mobile phones belonging to party supporters. We ask that you urgently investigate the matter and bring the perpetrators to justice,” the Trinamool Congress said.
The BJP is setting new records in targeting opponents of Tripura’s Biplab Deb government, said Trinamool Congress Secretary General and MP Abhishek Banerjee.
The Diamond Harbor MP accused the BJP of resorting to “political terrorism” and added that “the people of Tripura will respond.” He also said that the Biplab Deb government is providing “DuareGundaRaj (Gunda Raj at the door)”, a backhand that contrasts with the Trinamool promise of Duare Sarkar (government at the door).
“Under @ BjpBiplab’s #DuareGundaRaj, the attack on political opponents is setting new records! Physically manipulating a sitting Rajya Sabha MP, @SushmitaDevAITC is BEYOND THE SHAME AND POLITICAL TERRORISM of @ BJP4Trip Thugs Time is near! The people of Tripura will respond! “Mr. Banerjee tweeted.
Dev, who resigned from Congress in August to join Trinamool, has been traveling through Tripura to gain support as the Mamata Banerjee-led party struggles to emerge as a formidable force in the northeastern state ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections. .
“Our national secretary general, Abhishek Banerjee, has declared that the TMC will contest all the next elections in Tripura and in the same way we are preparing to contest the elections of the civic body. Let the polls be declared and the party will formulate a final strategy”, said. reporters in the state capital, Agartala, on Thursday.
“The campaign will continue for 10-12 days, covering the 60 constituencies of the assembly in 58 blocks of eight districts. We will go to the people, interact with them and listen to their problems. Three teams have been formed for the campaign,” he said. said.