BJP-IPFT clashes force Biplab to hold emergency meeting

  • By TOI
  • | Thursday | 10th May, 2018

But that doesn't mean that party workers will can involve themselves in fights to assert their influence. The tribal party has also been accused of trying to force BJP workers to join IPFT and collecting funds from the people. Hundreds of IPFT supporter then blocked the Chawmanu-Maynama road, demanding BJP MLA of Chowmanu, Shambu Lal Chakma, must come and address their grievances. BJP MLA of Korbok in Gomati district, Burba Mohan Tripura , was reportedly attacked by IPFT supporters last Saturday. AGARTALA: After BJP and Indigenous Peoples' Front of Tripura (IPFT) party workers clashed in Dhalai district, Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb held an emergency meeting with top leaders of both the parties at the state guest house on Tuesday night.

AGARTALA: After BJP and Indigenous Peoples' Front of Tripura (IPFT) party workers clashed in Dhalai district, Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb held an emergency meeting with top leaders of both the parties at the state guest house on Tuesday night.

Deb is reported to have issued strict orders to both the parties to take immediate steps to prevent any further clashes and said action will be taken against the accused irrespective of their political affiliations.Deb also constituted a five-member coordination committee, headed by deputy chief minister Jishnu Dev Varma, to resolve the dispute between the party workers.

The committee also includes the two BJP general secretaries of BJP - Pratima Bhowmik and Rajib Bhattacharjee, IPFT president NC Debbarma and general secretary Mevar Kr Jamatia.

The committee will hold a meeting with the local leaders of both the parties by the next week."Differences of opinion and grievances are not unusual in politics in case of an alliance.

But that doesn't mean that party workers will can involve themselves in fights to assert their influence.

There is an elected government and we will not tolerate any such unruly activities," Deb said in the meeting.Police said 23 political activists of BJP and IPFT were injured in a clash at Chailengtha CRPF camp in Chowmanu assembly constituency on Tuesday.

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