TNT News | April 18, 2019
Amidst unrest in Tripura pertaining to the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, the Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President Pradyot Manikya Debbarma has stated that the Congress MP candidate from East Tripura Constituency Pragya Deb Burman was attacked by miscreants today afternoon.
As per reports, the attack took place in the afternoon between 2-3 pm on Thursday at Tulashikhar in Khowai district. The candidate managed to escape unhurt.
TPCC president has alleged that the miscreants were in an inebriated state and were hired by a certain ‘Minister’ for the deed. He also said that one person has been arrested in this regard.
TPCC president also tweeted about the incident on his official Twitter handle as follows:
It may be mentioned that owing to degrading law and order situation in the state, the Election Commission had on Tuesday deferred the phase 2 polls to April 23 from April 18.