Tripura: Muslim body alleges attacks on mosques, says attempt to malign govt

Tripura, Oct 23: Tripura State Jamiat Ulama (Hind) claim that mosques and minority habitations in parts of the state came under attack after the violence in Bangladesh and asked the government to take action against the miscreants.

The group also condemned the communal violence in Bangladesh and allege that miscreants were attempting to disturb the communal harmony in Tripura and malign the government.

A delegation of the organization submitted representations to Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb’s office and the director-general of police, asking them to ensure steps are taken to restrict the attacks and legal action taken against the culprits.

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Some mosques and residential areas of the minority community were attacked, mostly in parts of the West, North, and Gomati districts of Tripura.

CPM secretary expressed hope that the state government takes proper steps to maintain peace. Top Tripura police officers could not be contacted for their reaction to the group’s representation.