Fact finding team of CPI(M), CPI, Congress in Tripura to probe post-poll violence IG News

An eight-member delegation comprising leaders of CPI(M), CPI and Congress reached Agartala on Friday on a fact-finding mission to take stock of the post-poll violence in Tripura.

The team is expected to stay in the state till March 12, after which it will submit a report and the issue will be taken up in Parliament, which will convene from March 13, CPI MP Binoy Viswam tweeted on Thursday.

Senior state CPI(M) leader, Pabitra Kar said the delegation would be divided into three teams, which would visit the affected districts of West Tripura, Sepahijala and Khowai.

Kar claimed that there have been around 1,200 incidents of post-violence in the state since the results of the assembly elections were declared on March 2.

“The exact number of injured as well as the extent of damage could not be ascertained as innumerable incidents have taken place since the announcement of the election results. A process has already been initiated to compile an authentic report on post-poll violence”, said Kar.


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