BJP miscreants brutally attacked Congress candidate Sudip Roy Barman in presence of BJP Minister Sushanta Chowdhury and BJP Candidate Ashok Sinha at Ujan Abhoynagar here early Monday, June 20, 2022.
Former Health Minister and Congress candidate in 6-Agartala constituency in ensuing by-elections Sudip Roy Barman sustained severe injuries in an attack by the miscreants, and he has been admitted to the ILS hospital. Sources said Mr. Barman and the State Youth Congress President Rakhu Das went to the locality after hearing an assault on Congress supporter Bapi Goswami.
As per the source, Mr. Barman did not take security guards along with him. He was attacked with bricks and sticks. It was also learned that miscreants were threatening voters by going from house to house in different parts of Abhoynagar.
Sources added that earlier on May 2, security staff and the driver of Sudip Roy Barman were wounded in an attack by bike-borne miscreants outside the residence of a senior advocate. Sudip Roy Barman however escaped unhurt.