BJP employees tried to cease TMC nationwide basic secretary Abhishek Banerjee’s convoy a number of occasions on the best way to the Tripureshwari temple from the Agartala airport in Tripura, police sources mentioned.
Mr Banerjee’s convoy was first stopped at Charilam in West Tripura district as protesting BJP employees raised slogans, making an attempt to dam the street, he mentioned.
BJP employees additionally allegedly hit Mr Banerjee’s automobile with the batons of their occasion flag however there was no injury to the car, they mentioned.
“Democracy in Tripura beneath @BJP4India rule! Well executed @BjpBiplab for taking the state to new heights,” Mr Banerjee tweeted, sharing a video of the incident.
Democracy in Tripura beneath @BJP4India rule!
— Abhishek Banerjee (@abhishekaitc) August 2, 2021
A gaggle of BJP employees additionally tried to cease the convoy at Kamalasagar within the Sipahijala district, elevating slogans in opposition to Banerjee, police sources mentioned.
As he reached the Tripureshwari temple in Udaipur, a bunch of BJP employees tried to dam his manner as they raised “Go again Abhishek” slogans.
The TMC supporters current on the spot additionally began elevating slogans, resulting in a heated state of affairs.
Following this, Abhishek Debroy, the BJP’s Gomati district president, requested his occasion supporters to go away the realm.
Mr Banerjee then went contained in the temple for the rituals, police sources mentioned.
He is scheduled to carry a gathering with the TMC’s state management and deal with a press convention after returning to Agartala, earlier than leaving for Kolkata.
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