Two senior CPIM leaders were attacked in different places in Tripura, police said Monday.
CPI(M) MLA and former minister Ratan Bhowmick was attacked in Gomati district on Monday while the convoy of deputy leader of the opposition in Tripura Assembly, Badal Chowdhury was attacked in South Tripura district on Sunday, police said.
Chowdhury in a press conference here on Monday alleged that both he and Bhowmick were attacked by “goons of the BJP”.
BJP Tripura unit spokesperson Nabendu Bhattacharya denied the allegations.
Chowdhury said that Bhowmik would on Monday meet two CPI(M) local leaders at Bagma in Gomati district who were attacked allegedly by BJP supporters earlier.
“When Bhowmick along with two other CPI(M) activists were returning, a group of about 15 goons belonging to BJP attacked them with lathis and damaged his vehicle,” Chowdhury told reporters