Bishalgarh clash

Agartala, Nov 02: A clash between the workers of the Congress party and the BJP has been reported in the Bishalgarh subdivision of Tripura’s Sipahijala district.

The fresh incident of clash between the workers of the Congress party and the BJP has been reported from Bishalgarh in Tripura.

One Congress party worker reportedly sustained grievous injuries after a BJP worker allegedly opened fire at an event.

The injured Congress worker, identified as Sikander Ali, was immediately admitted to the Bishalgarh sub-divisional hospital in critical condition.

Tripura BJP worker identified as Mann Sarkar opened fire leading to chaos among the crowd. The chaos resulted in injuries to many.

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Moreover, the Tripura fire department personnel also reportedly bore the brunt of the clash.

At least five firefighters sustained injuries and a department vehicle was also vandalized in the clash.

The injured Tripura fire department personnel are Ranjit Das, Jayanta Bhowmik, Pralyadh Banik, Sujit Saha, and Zakir Hussain.

Receiving the information about the incident the fire department personnel rushed to the spot to rescue the injured.

However, while rescuing the injured persons, firefighters were also attacked.

The injured firefighters were then rushed to the Bishalgarh sub-divisional hospital in Tripura.

Later, one of the injured firefighters was referred to the GB hospital in Agartala, Tripura as his condition is stated to be critical.

Angry over the police inaction on the incident, the Congress workers blocked a major road in the area to lodge their protest in regards to the alleged opening of fire by a BJP worker and demanded immediate arrest of the accused.