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CPI-M to discuss Tripura political violence

IANS  |  Agartala 

The CPI-M will raise post-poll political violence in at its party beginning on Wednesday in Hyderabad, a said on Monday.

"We will circulate a booklet detailing the violent incidents in after the BJP-led government came to power," (CPI-M) Central Committee member told the media.

Dhar, before leaving here for Hyderabad, said a team of six Left Front leaders met on Saturday and apprised him about the political violence after the counting of votes of Assembly election on March 3.

"The assured us that he would take appropriate steps," said Dhar, who is also the Left Front of the CPI-M.

He said Deb told him: "Some 'evergreen' members and workers of other political parties, including the CPI-M, joined the and they are creating problems."

Dhar said the Left Front leaders told the that 602 offices of the party and frontal organisations were attacked, occupied or burnt down across Tripura since March 3 by workers of the BJP and its ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT).

"Over 2,055 houses and shops of Left members and supporters were burnt down, ransacked and attacked by BJP-IPFT workers. A large number of various assets including have been damaged or set on fire."

The CPI-M leader said within 48 hours of the Left leaders meeting the Chief Minister, the BJP-IPFT workers attacked party offices at Mohanpur, Melaghar and Mandai and damaged and



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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 16:32 IST