Tripura CPIM offices torched soon after MP Pratima takes oath in Delhi
Agartala: Soon after MP Pratima Bhoumik appointed as union minister of state and takes oath of office and secrecy in New Delhi, a party office of opposition CPIM was ablaze in the late evening of Wednesday at Dhanpur and Bara Narayan areas under Sonamura sub-division of Tripura, 50 KMs away from Agartala city.
Condemning the attack on CPIM party office in Dhanpur, Tripura CPIM secretariat body protested against the attack, vandalism and arson by the miscreants of the ruling BJP in Sonamura sub-division in the late evening of Wednesday.
The CPIM also alleged that after the Tripura BJP leader Pratima Bhoumik was sworn in as the minister of state of the Modi government at Center, her party workers stormed the CPIM office in Bara Narayan, the resident of the MoS, vandalizing furniture and throwing flags.
“After that, they marched from there, broke down the door of Dhanpur CPIM office, poured petrol and set it on fire. The party office in Dhanpur which is the constituency of Manik Sarkar, the Leader of the Opposition, has been closed to BJP terror since the last assembly elections. A few days ago, the office was reopened by CPIM workers and supporters. Soon after the Pratima Bhoumik was sworn in at the center, the party offices were attacked again”, press communiqué informed.
Tripura CPIM secretariat is calling on all pro-democracy people to come forward unitedly in the struggle for freedom of expression, constitutional right, rule of law against BJP’s fascist attack on democracy, restoration of democracy.
It is to be mentioned that Pratima had contested the assembly polls from Dhanpur constituency in Sonamura sub-division under Tripura’s Sepahijala district against former Chief Minister Manik Sarkar in 1998 and 2018, losing both times.
However, ruling party sources informed the opposition party workers in disguise had set fire and vandalised party offices of CPIM in Sonamura.