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TMC, BJP supporters clash in Hooghly

Press Trust of India  |  Bandel (WB) 

and supporters clashed today at Hooghly More here over a street-corner meeting that was allegedly stopped midway by TMC workers.

district president alleged that his party held a street-corner meeting at Kajidanga which was stopped by TMC supporters.

In protest, he said, party workers blocked Hooghly More, provoking TMC workers, led by Tapas Chakraborty, to beat up Yuba Morcha district president Suresh Shaw.

Shaw was admitted to Chinsurah Imambara Hospital.

TMC's Chinsurah Asit Mazumdar countered Bhattacharya's contention, saying that BJP workers provoked his party's supporters.

The TMC and the BJP both lodged complaints against each other at the Chinsurah police station, Sukesh Jain, SP Hooghly said adding an investigation was being conducted.

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 20:58 IST