Agartala, April 7, 2019
Tripura Congress has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, seeking immediate arrest of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb for allegedly spreading communal hatred in the state.
The complaint has been lodged by Tapas Dey, Tripura Pradesh Congress vice-president on April 4th, 2019 with Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sriram Taranikanti,
Dey has accused CM Deb of ‘dividing communities in the state’ on the lines of caste, creed and religion through his ‘false statements’.
Mr Dey also claimed that BJP activists threatened electorates not to go to the polling stations and were attacking Congress workers and candidates.
“We have urged the CEO to register an FIR against Deb for his immediate detention to judicial custody,” a Congress leader said.