“Law Of Ruler Runs More Than Rule Of Law”: Trinamool Raises Tripura Pitch


'Law Of Ruler Runs More Than Rule Of Law': Trinamool Raises Tripura Pitch

Abhishek Banerjee ended the dharna when the detained Trinamool members had been launched.


Trinamool Congress chief and MP Abhishek Banerjee staged a dharna at Tripura’s Khowai district on Sunday to protest in opposition to an alleged assault on 5 occasion members by “BJP goons”.

Mr Banerjee reached Agartala on Sunday morning and went to the police station in Khowai the place the Trinamool members had been detained for allegedly violating Covid protocols. The protest ended almost seven hours later when the Trinamool members had been launched.

Targeting the Biplab Kumar Deb authorities within the state, the Trinamool nationwide common secretary stated, “Instead of the rule of law, the law of the ruler is in place in Tripura.”

Throwing a problem to Mr Deb, he stated “No matter what may have transpired, your days now are numbered.”

Interestingly, Mr Banerjee used the phrases {that a} panel of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) had used to explain the scenario in West Bengal as a result of political violence after the Assembly polls earlier this yr.

The NHRC panel shaped on the instructions of the Calcutta High Court had stated the scenario in Bengal was a “manifestation of law of ruler instead of rule of law”.

A bunch of Trinamool leaders was allegedly attacked Saturday whereas they had been travelling from Agartala to Dharmanagar in north Tripura. The occasion’s members have alleged that BJP employees armed with batons and different weapons attacked them at numerous factors of their journey on NH-8.

Thereafter, supporters of the BJP and Trinamool staged blockades 500 m aside on NH 8 and police needed to fireplace teargas shells to disperse the protesters.

Chief Minister Deb launched a veiled assault on Trinamool on Twitter, saying {that a} “section with political motives is trying to hatch a conspiracy to stall the pace of development in the state”. “But the citizens of Tripura will not allow any conspiracy to be successful in this land of Maa Tripureswari,” he tweeted in Bengali. He stated the politically-aware individuals of Tripura had given duty to this “development-oriented” authorities in 2018 and this improvement can’t be stopped by any “conspiracy”.

Emboldened by its victory within the Bengal elections, the Trinamool has set eyes on Assam and Tripura which have important Bengali populations. This is, nonetheless, not the primary try by the occasion to make inroads in Tripura. Ahead of the 2013 elections, a number of individuals joined the occasion in Tripura and by 2016, the state unit had distinguished names reminiscent of former Congress MLA Sudip Roy Barman. However, most of them joined the BJP forward of the 2018 state polls.

Sources within the Trinamool stated the occasion will stage a protest over the alleged assault on its members at Parliament Monday.


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