Agartala: Actress Sayoni Ghosh, a youth leader of the Trinamool Congress, has been arrested by the Tripura police in connection with an attempt to assassinate the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The clash between the ruling BJP and the Trinamool Congress in Tripura continues. A public meeting was held in Tripura yesterday with the participation of Chief Minister Biplob Dev.
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During the meeting, Chaoni Ghosh posted a video of himself driving a car on social media. In it, Chief Minister Biplob Dev criticized the low turnout at the public meeting. Seeing this, the BJP attacked his car.
Actress Sayoni Ghosh arrested
Under these circumstances, the female policemen went to the hotel where Sayoni Ghosh was staying in Agartala today and took her to the police station for questioning. Following this, Trinamool Congress volunteers also went to the police station. At the time, police said that Sayoni Ghosh had been arrested on charges of attempting to assassinate BJP volunteers in a car.
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Trinamool Congress general secretary Abhishek Banerjee left Agartala following the incident. But Abhishek Banerjee was not allowed to enter Tripura. In this regard, the Trinamool Congress on their Twitter page, Trinamool Congress volunteers have been severely attacked by BJP thugs. Following this, General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee is reportedly going to Tripura. The denial of permission to Abhishek Banerjee has also been criticized as a dictatorial move.
Attack by the BJP
Meanwhile, Trinamool Congress volunteers have accused the BJP of brutally attacking them at the Agartala East police station. More than 25 BJP leaders wearing helmets were allegedly beaten inside the police station with lathicharges and brutally beat up Trinamool volunteers during the arrest of Sayoni Ghosh. Commenting on this, Trinamool Congress senior leader Kunal Ghosh said that a visual darbar was taking place in Tripura. We were attacked in the presence of the police. But he said the police were having fun without stopping anything.
Abhishek Banerjee Twitter post
Also, Trinamool Congress general secretary Abhishek Banerjee posted a video of the BJP attack on his Twitter page. In it, a Trinamool volunteer stands nervously with blood on his head in the presence of the police. He also lamented that Tripura Chief Minister Biplob Dev did not even respect the orders of the Supreme Court.
Trinamool Youth Congress president Saayoni Ghosh was arrested by Tripura Police.
Story first published: Sunday, November 21, 2021, 22:04 [IST]