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BJP leader and two party activists injured in attack

Press Trust of India  |  CoochBehar(WB) 

A leader and two party activists were injured when unidentified persons attacked them at Dinhata town of CoochBehar district today.

Dhitiman Sengupta, CoochBehar district leader and two party workers were injured when unidentified persons attacked them. Sengupta has been admitted to hospital, sources said.

The police also confirmed the attack on Sengupta.

The BJP alleged that workers attacked Sengupta and the BJP activists but local Udayan Guha refuted the BJP allegations and instead claimed that it was fight between rival factions of the BJP.

The BJP workers put up road blockades in some places in the district to protest the attack on Sengupta and two party activists.

Cooch Behar district Nikhil Ranjan Dey alleged that the is scared of the BJP's rising popularity in the district, so they attacked the BJP leader.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 19:23 IST