Congress: Congress holds rally without consent, over 380 activists held | India News

AGARTALA: Extra than 380 activists and supporters of the Congress had been arrested here on Thursday for getting out a rally devoid of police authorization to protest from alleged “destruction of democracy” in the region, a police officer mentioned.

The activists had been, on the other hand, launched after a few hrs, he mentioned.

The authorities had denied authorization to the Congress for holding Akrosh (anger) rally in Agartala on Thursday thanks to stability explanations, Sub-Divisional Law enforcement Officer (Sadar) Suman Majumder mentioned.

“We arrested 389 people who joined the rally nowadays. They had been taken to Arundhatinagar police grounds here and held in custody for a few hrs,” he mentioned.

Pradesh Congress president Birajit Sinha, who had taken aspect in the demonstration nowadays, mentioned the rally was structured to protest from the “anti-democratic” pursuits of the BJP-led governments throughout the nation.

“We are unhappy with the way the BJP-dominated governments are destroying democracy throughout the region. Since they came to electricity in Tripura, they have indulged in various pursuits to undermine the democratic rights of the folks,” he explained to reporters.

The condition government’s move to reclaim government land occupied by political buildings is also an instance of “attack on democracy”, he additional.

Echoing identical sentiments, veteran Congress leader Gopal Roy mentioned the BJP government in the condition demolished Congress offices devoid of getting right measures.

“As for each Tripura Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act, legal notices have to be served to the homeowners right before getting any motion. There are provisions of hearing and even more charm as very well. No this sort of tries had been produced. We shall go to the courtroom. We will have all demolished Congress offices rebuilt,” he claimed.

Fifteen offices of political events and affiliated trade unions had been demolished by the government in distinct districts of the condition because May well 7. Of that, eleven offices belonged to the Congress.

Roy also blamed the saffron bash for the political turmoil in the Karnataka and sought the resignation of governor Vajubhai Valaon for inviting the BJP, which unsuccessful to get a clear vast majority in the assembly polls, to form government in the southern condition.

“In states like Goa, Manipur and Meghalaya, the Congress received the most significant amount of seats and staked declare right before the respective governor to form government, but the BJP managed to secure electricity with article-poll alliances. Why is that not the case in Karnataka?” he asked.

Giving details about present day demonstration in the condition capital, Tapas De, the vice president of the condition unit of the Congress, mentioned 311 folks from Unakoti, Khowai and Agartala joined his bash here nowadays on the situation, owning severed ties with the CPM and the BJP.

“The folks who joined the Congress nowadays had been disillusioned with the ideologies of the ruling bash and the CPI(M),” he mentioned.

De also asserted that the bash had sought authorization from the police to hold ‘Akrosh Rally’.

“They (the police) denied us authorization for the rally. The Congress leaders and activists had been arrested nowadays and held in custody for two to a few hrs,” he additional.

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