By Our Reporter | September 19, 2018
A massive clash was reported today from Chilachari area under Karbook Constituency in presence of Agriculture Minister Pranajit Singha Roy. The Minister was there for a program of Agriculture department to inaugurate the Krishi Bandhu Kendra. Local MLA Burba Mohan Tripura was also present at the event.
Just before the arrival of the minister, hundreds of people proceeded towards the inauguration centre protesting the arrival of Local MLA Burba Mohan Tripura. Following this, a clash broke out between MLA Burba Mohan Tripura faction and Karbook Mondal President Shyamal Reang faction in which Karbook Police Station OC Jayanta Malakar along with two other constables were severely injured and are currently hospitalized. Many BJP activists of both fractions were also injured. According to sources the reason of the clash is because of power tussle between MLA Burba Mohan Tripura and Mondal President Shyamal Reang.
Social activist Sanjay Manik Tripura who was present on the scene informed that atleast 10 persons were injured in the incident.
“This sort of incident is very sad and unexpected. Our main focus should be now on development and to work for the people who have elected us”, Rajeshwar Debbarma Ex-MLA rues while speaking to TNT- The Northeats Today.
However neither BJP leader Burba Mohan Tripura nor Shyamal Reang were reachable for comments.