Agartala | April 06, 2019
As Tripura prepares iteself for the Lok Sabha Elections in two phases- April 11 and 18 respectively, a spate of allegations on BJP pertaining to violation of MCC has bee made by the opposition party.
The Congress party on Saturday accused Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb of spreading communal hatred and demanded his arrest.
State Congress vice-president Pijush Kanti Biswas told a press conference that Chief Minister Deb repeatedly made false statements against the Congress party and its state president Pradyot Kishore Manikya Deb Barma with a view to spreading communal hatred.
The lawyer and politician also said that CM Deb termed Congress “anti-national party” without having any knowledge of the words ‘national or ‘anti-national.
Biswas said the Chief Minister is threatening voters through his public speeches by saying that people of Tripura would be deprived of existing subsidies and government benefits if BJP candidates were defeated in coming Lok Sabha polls.
Earlier in March, Congress accused BJP leaders and supporters of violent attacks on its Lok Sabha candidates during poll campaigns. Tapas Dey, who is the TPCC vice-president had filed a complaint with the CEO and demanded action against the Chief Minister.