Trinamool Congress MP Sushmita Dev’s car was allegedly attacked by BJP workers at Amtali Bazaar in West Tripura on Friday.
The former Congress leader and some employees of a private firm that is helping Dev’s party in political campaigns were also injured in the attack.
Dev, who is overseeing the Trinamool Congress’s activities in Tripura, alleged the BJP was behind the attack.
People of #Tripura will give a befitting response to this BARBARIC ATTACK!
— AITC Tripura (@AITC4Tripura) October 22, 2021
She along with employees of the Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC), a political public relations and consultancy firm, was campaigning for the ‘Tripurar Jonno Trinamool’ drive.
Visuals show a blue SUV with the Trinamool Congress’s election symbol and loudspeakers on the roof dented with multiple hits.
“Sushmita Dev along with 10 other party workers of TMC was brutally attacked by workers of the BJP at Amtali bazar around 1:30 pm. The perpetrators vandalized vehicles, physically assaulted workers of the TMC and outraged the modesty of female party workers,” the Trinamool Congress said in a complaint to the police.