A team of North East Student Organisation (NESO) on Friday visited members of Twipra Student Federation (TSF) who received bullet injuries during a clash with police diring a Citizenship Amendment Bill protest on Tuesday.
In Tripura, TSF is a constituent of NESO.
At least seven persons were injured on Tuesday at Madhabbari in West Tripura district when police and paramilitary jawans resorted to lathicharge and fired in the air to disperse Citizenship Bill protesters.
In a press conference, Bhattacharya alleged that an Emergency-like situation is prevailing in the state.
NESO had called North East Bandh on Tuesday to protest the introduction of Citizenship Amendment bill, which was later passed in the Lok Sabha.
While five of the TSF activists were being treated in G B Pant hospital, another injured was at Khumulwung hospital near Madhabbari.
"When we were going to the hospital, they stopped us. It is uncalled for and not acceptable to us. An emergency like situation is going on in Tripura. We express our solidarity to TSF and we would come back to Tripura again," Bhattacharyya said.
He said that Citizenship Amendment Bill is communal and the student body would continue to agitate on the issue.
"We met Home Minister, Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) and requested them to visit NE India before placing their recommendations on citizenship bill. None from JPC visited any NE state and submitted the report. It is a half-report and we have rejected it. North East India is not dumping ground for illegal immigrants from Bangladesh," Bhattacharyya said.
The NESO chief advisor arrived in Agartala on Thursday evening. He further alleged that an ambulance carrying the wounded protesters was stopped by Tripura State Rifles (TSR) jawans, who damaged the vehicle and beat up the injured.
He appealed the indigenous political parties of the region to clarify stand on the subject.
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